Green and turquoise drop earrings (British Museum exclusive)

    SKU: cmcn494140

    £35.00 Members' price *

    About

    Exclusive to the British Museum; a pair of sterling silver earrings inspired by the flora and fauna of India.

    These earrings are handmade using ancient inlay and metal working techniques. The design mainly features green, blue and turquoise enameled detailing with pearl drops around the edges.

    This pair of earrings are are part of a range made by Zevar Jewellery that uses traditional Mughal colours such as blue, green and white which also dominate the art of Meenakari.

    Meenakari is the art of colouring and ornamenting metal surfaces by fusing over it with a range of colours to create intricate designs.

    More about the brand

    Zevar Jewellery is a London based company and the products are crafted in Jaipur, India.

    Zevar works with a selected group of artisans in India to transform their designs into beautiful jewellery. Each piece is handmade and Zevar eschew mass manufacturing to keep their brand exclusive.

    The art of decorating metal with enamelling, or meenakari, was introduced to India by the Mughals. Raja Man Singh of Amber brought meenakari to Rajasthan at the turn of the 16th century. Man Singh brought skilful craftsmen from the Mughal palace at Lahore and established them in Jaipur, which became the centre of Meenakari.

    Specification

    Product code: cmcn494140
    Material: sterling silver, enamel, pearl dropspdxttypejewellery
    Size: approx 5cm x 2cm
    Weight: 0.01kg
    Standard UK delivery: 5 working days. Overseas times may vary

    This price is inclusive of VAT

    Every purchase supports the Museum

    Delivery & returns

    Delivery charges: are calculated depending on the weight (kg) and destination of the order. The order total is displayed on the payment page before you confirm your order.

    Estimated Delivery times:
    UK and Europe: 5 - 14 working days.
    Rest of the world: 10 to 28 working days.

    Premium delivery: is available at the checkout for UK addresses only.

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    Returns
    If for any reason you are not entirely happy with books and other products purchased from the shop, we will refund the value of the goods supplied. Please contact Customer Services directly on 0800 218 2222 (or from abroad on +44 (0)20 7079 0970) for individual advice.

    Unfortunately we are unable to offer refunds or exchanges on pierced earrings for hygiene reasons, unless they are faulty.

    For more information, please see our full Returns policy here