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Crescent Moon and Bird Hoop Earrings #68

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1 Pair of Charming Antique Ethnic Mayan Guatemalan Silver Crescent Moon & Bird Hoop Earrings…
The moon shape is associated with female fertility and the design came from the Spanish during the Colonial Period.

Because of their association with the moon and fertility, these types of earrings are very commonly given as engagement/wedding gifts to the bride from the groom.

*Antique: early-mid 20th century
*Hand-engraved with gemstones
*Traditional style still worn by the Indigenous Maya community in Guatemala
*Very good, gently used antique condition

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