LYRA EARRINGS | GOLD
The Lyra family captures the ancient world’s relationship with storytelling in a gently graduated form —
One of the smallest constellations, Lyra depicts a lyre and is home to one of our brightest stars, Vega.
In Ancient Greece, the lyre -closely resembling the harp- was the most unifying musical instrument. Lyric poetry to the accompaniment of the lyre was how society experienced storytelling; publicly, over the course of days for all to hear.
The core of these stories are still with us today as the epic cycle; the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Aeneid.
Made entirely from one form, the Lyra earrings are designed to be worn without the need for a back. The hoop can be pushed into the lobe piercing as far as it will comfortably go, and it will sit in place.
Offered in 100% recycled solid 9ct gold, finished with a dusty surface texture or polished to a high lustre.
Also offered in 925 sterling silver.
Measuring approximately 15mm (outside diameter) and 2.5mm at their widest point
Made using the ancient art of lost wax casting, every piece of the Lyra family will take on subtle marks during the casting, unique to the wearer.
Due to the weight of the gold ring, it will be hallmarked with Ara the altar’s registered mark at the Sheffield Assay office.
Please allow up to 6 weeks for the Lyra Earrings to be created in gold before dispatch.
We do not accept returns & exchanges.
Every piece of Ara adornment is accompanied by a natural linen & GOTS certified organic cotton pouch, designed & made in-house with minimal waste, using fabric woven in Lancashire.