Temple of Heaven girandole earrings in 9ct yellow gold with clip and post. The Emperor of China was regarded as the son of Heaven, responsible to the celestial power for success or failure of his government. The Ming Dynasty built the Temple of Heaven in about 1530, 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.
Each earring measures approximately 47mm in length