The Emperor of China was regarded as the son of Heaven, responsible for the celestial power for success or failure of his government. The Ming Dynasty built the Temple of Heaven in about 1420, and it was the detail of circles and squares that decorate the roof edge of the temple that inspired these earrings. From the journey to China.
Temple of Heaven 18ct white gold girandole earrings with all three marquise sections pave set with diamonds. Each earring measures approximately 49mm.
Cassandra herself designs all her jewels and works closely with her stone cutters and craftsmen throughout the process from design through to creation including on her bespoke projects.
Ever in search of the unusual and rare, Cassandra travels the world to source beautiful gemstones, either in the rough or cut form.
The craftsman works as an artist recreating the design in metal. The jewel is then mounted, assayed, polished and set.