La Martorana Mosaic White Gold Earring Drops
£5,670
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La Martorana Mosaic medium earring drops in 18ct white gold and diamonds. Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio - usually called La Martorana was built in 1143. The beautiful mosaic floors of this small church with its elegant Norman Campanile seemed almost like delicate lace. From the Journey to Sicily.

*Astrea hoops sold separately.

Each earring pendant measures approximately 18mm in diameter.

These earrings are part of Cassandra's interchangeable collection. If you already own jewels from this collection and only wish to buy part of the earring shown, please contact the showroom on 0207 730 2202.

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La Martorana

In the small church of La Martorana, curated by Greek officials for a Norman King, you are astounded. The mosaics seem to reflect the patchwork of cultures that is Sicily. I sat one afternoon after lunch in the cool of La Martorana, and wondered how to tell the story of these mosaics in a jewel.

My pencil drawings of the intricate, geometric patterns had a simplicity that I liked instantly and consequently, the La Martorana earrings and necklace pendant are made in only white and yellow gold.

Diamond

Diamond- from the Greek 'adamas' means the unconquerable and so it is, being the hardest of all gemstones. From yellowish to green, red, pink and blue, diamonds are found in all colours in South Africa, Australia, as well as Namibia, Russia and China.

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