Coiled Serpent Earrings | Nina Berenato
This earring is part of Nina's Chaos collection.
The anthropologist Lynn Isbell has argued that, as primates, the serpent as a symbol of death is built into our unconscious minds because of our evolutionary history. Isbell argues that for millions of years snakes were the only significant predators of primates, and that this explains why fear of snakes is one of the most common phobias worldwide and why the symbol of the serpent is so prevalent in world mythology; the serpent is an innate image of danger and death. Furthermore, the psychoanalyst Joseph Lewis Henderson and the ethnologist Maude Oakes have argued that the serpent is a symbol of initiation and rebirth precisely because it is a symbol of death.
Stone: Cubic Zirconia
This earring is hypoallergenic. Finished in 14k luxury gold finishing.
Made in Austin, TX.
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Bought these for my wife for Christmas. She loved them. Very unique and beautiful earrings. Super fast shipping by the good people at Ballad of the Bird Dog as well. Thanks