These sterling silver Small Lotus Earrings are in width and slightly less than an inch in length (with the ear wire). I call these Small Lotus Earrings because I also have Large Lotus Earrings of the same design:
I often get requests for larger versions of my small hoops but this is the first time I have actually made a bigger pair. The customer is a belly dancer and wanted these for her costume. These hoops are all sterling silver and measure 1 1/4" in diameter. They were given a patina and then tumbled for a high shine finish. The opposite sides are the same as these.
Silver bells, glass paste, India These earrings are old and date from the late century: they come from Himachal Pradesh (north-west India) and are called Braghar . the hoop silver can be refined in case of purchase to allow a western woman to wear them.
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