These delightful earrings depict copepods, tiny crustaceans found in saltwater and freshwater environments. Depending on the species, they can be planktonic (floating in the water) or benthic (living in the sea bed). While some copepod mothers lay their eggs directly into the water, others carry them in sacs on their tails. My design is inspired by the order Cyclopoida, named because they have only a single large eye like the Greek giant cyclops. The earring pair consists of one male and one female copepod.
The earrings are approximately 2 cm (0.79 inches) long below the loop, and each earring weighs 5.1 g.
The earrings are available in sterling silver or 14K gold plated brass, finished with nickel-free sterling silver and gold plated silver hooks to match, and are ready for gift giving with a gift box, polishing cloth, and care instructions.
All jewelry ships free of charge from the Ontogenie workshop in Germany. If you live outside of the EU, you may be charged customs or import fees.
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