Tekhenu Gold Hoop Earrings
- Sterling Silver
- 24ct Gold Plate
- 13mm creole hoop
The Tekhenu Hoop earrings are part of the new Tekhenu collection, inspired by ancient Egypt The word Tekhenu translates to Obelisk, the word which means "to pierce" as in "to pierce the sky".
Obelisks were erected to commemorate an individual or event and honor the gods. It is believed obelisks also served as a kind of training for working in stone on monumental projects which was a necessary step toward pyramid building because of the pyramid shape formed at the top of the structure. They would once have been decorated with precious metals, along with in testing shape is what inspired this design.