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SELECTED Rising Star Ear Piece

Rising Star Ear Piece




The Rising Star ear Piece is contains two sculpted silver pieces that connect by a chain. It is made to be worn on one ear so it requires two piecings in one ear.

*please not that this item is sold singularly, one ear piece (not as a pair).

a little bit about The Collection Rising Star:

Deep in the Malmani Dolomites, part of the cradle of Humankind a world Heritage Site in South Africa, lies the Rising Star Cave system. In 2013, an expedition unearthed 1,500 fossils identified as belonging to a previously unknown early human relative named Homo Naledi. The discovery & excavation has served as the inspiration for the collection Rising Star by Lady J Jewelry Designs.

The understanding of early human evolution in Africa, and particularly how these extinct species deposited their dead within the cave, made for an intriguing subject matter for this collection. Tiny as they may be, each bone and fossil fragment provides another clue to the mystery of the Rising Star fossils and how the archaeologists, who laid out the bones in a puzzle like manner, deepened my curiosity and influenced the designs.