Ouroboro Bronze Stud Earrings
Ouroboros is a Greek word that literally means tail devourer. It is one of the most ancient symbols in the world! meaning...infinity, rebirth, eternity and endless return... symbol that all is one. The snake eating its tail has long symbolized infinity and eternal love. Snake motifs in jewellery have been prellavent throughout the centuries but king Albert helped popularize it during the Victorian era when he proposed to Queen Victoria with a snake engagement ring.
All pieces are hand carved by me, rendering each creation uniquely different and esthetically organic.
Folklore, Legend, and Healing Properties:
Snakes represent fertility or a creative life force. As snakes shed their skin through sloughing, they are symbols of rebirth, transformation, immortality, and healing.
In ancient Egypt the snake came to be a symbol of kingship and appeared on the headdress of the Pharaohs,
The Sanskrit term "Kundali Shakti" translates as "Serpent Power".
Kundalini is thought to be an energy released within an individual using specific meditation techniques. It is represented symbolically as a serpent coiled at the base of the spine.
- Snake hoop size- 18.6 mmx 20mm
- Metal - Bronze snake, silver ear wire and butterfly back
- Process - Hand carved-lost wax
*All jewelry comes beautifully packaged and ready to gift