Beacon Earrings

$750.00
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Six diamonds and 14 antique garnets adorn each of these earrings, and all the gems are set into oxidized silver for maximum dark, moody beauty.  A truly special pair of earrings to light your way.

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  • Age: contemporary. Made by hand in New York City.  
  • Materials: Diamonds, antique garnets, oxidized silver.  
    • Measurements:  1/2" tall from north to south.
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    Lady Liberty's torch, a universal beacon of hope.  I don't care if it's a tourist nightmare - the Statue of Liberty makes even the most jaded New Yorker feel awe and love for this messy, crazy, frenetic metropolis. Plus, she kicked ass in Ghostbusters 2

    On a plaque at the entrance to the statue’s pedestal is engraved a sonnet called “The New Colossus,” written in 1883 by Jewish poet Emma Lazarus as part of a fundraising contest. Its most famous passage speaks to the statue’s role as a welcoming symbol of freedom and democracy for the millions of immigrants who came to America seeking a new and better life:

    “Give me your tired, your poor/Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free/The wretched refuse of your teeming shore/Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me/I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”

     

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    Allow 4-6 weeks for delivery of this piece, which will be built to your specifications.