18K gold vermeille plated on sterling silver earrings
Length 3 cm
Fresh Water Pearl
The designs are made in twisted wire which refer to the sensuous but captive lifes of women living in these serails. Some of them were very powerful and advised their ruler; others were legendary for the passion they inspired. The Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan for Mumtaz when she died in 1631 giving birth to their 14th child. The Mumtaz line is about passion, love and sensuality.