• Heart Shaped Drop Earrings

Anna May Heart Shaped Earrings

$39.19

These lovely heart-shaped crystal drop earrings add the perfect amount of class and glam to any everyday ensemble or evening gown.

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Description

Are you in search of that perfect set of earrings that make you feel both elegant and bold? If you are, these earrings are sure to fit the bill. 
These handmade earrings embody elegance and grace as they beautifully drop and sway with your every movement. 
The sapphire blue Swarovski Crystal briolettes will provide a delicate boldness to any outfit without overwhelming your look. They are a stylish, sweet, and classic piece that is sure to transcend time. 
Inspired by the strength and beauty of Anna May Wong, you will fall in love with how they make you feel when you don these classic handmade heart-shaped earrings.

The inspiration behind this piece

Anna May Wong was not only a gifted actress and fashion icon of the 1920s & 1930s, but she was also a strong Chinese-American actress who fought to breakdown distasteful stereotypes against Chinese immigration. 
She was born in Los Angeles to second-generation Toisonese Chinese-American parents, and while she is known as the first Chinese-American actress, she unfortunately only received a small number of leading roles in films. Her limitations were largely due to ideologies of the time where portrayals of interracial relationships on screen were not allowed. As a result, she was often limited to playing stereotypical supporting roles where she was depicted her as either a “Dragon Lady” or as a “Butterfly”.

This film was created by Weird Wonderful Women, a channel dedicated to all the weird and wonderful women throughout history.

Click here to view another short video which includes clips of Anna May Wong’s travels. 

To learn more about her click here. 
Anna May Wong is undeniably an amazing woman. She fought all of her life to break down barriers in The United States, and abroad, and she did so with great dignity and respect for her heritage. 
Her passion and strength were the design inspiration for these handmade heartshaped crystal drop earrings. 

Materials

Hardware:

     – Stainless Steel Earring Hooks *

     – Gunmetal-Plated Findings

     – Pewter Heart Pendant

Beads:

     – Swarovski Crystal Briolette

* If you have sensitive ears, please watch this video or read this article where I explore which metals are hypoallergenic. Stainless steel earring hooks may contain nickel, which is often the cause of irritation.

Measurements

Top to Bottom: 1.75 inches
Design Lenght: 1.25 inches

Care instructions

Brass pieces should be stored in airtight containers when not worn to minimize tarnishing. If a piece starts to lose it’s luster, clean it gently with a soft cloth, soap, and water.

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Color

Light Blue Crystal, Royal Blue

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