The Salt Empire

Mawu Earrings


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Mawu is a creator goddess associated with the sun and moon. The Salt Empire's burst tassel is made of natural threads pressed between two brass hemispheres suspended from an angular hoop with gold-fill ear wire.

Dimensions: Measures 2" in diameter. Measures 3.25" in length.

Details: Brass. Cotton thread. Gold fill ear wire.

The Salt Empire is inspired by the practice of adornment that is so abundant in other cultures. It is a response to the universal desire to embellish and beautify. Using materials such as fine metals and natural thread, they hand forge each piece to create a sort of talisman to the wearer, a grounding source, an elaborate whisper. Made in Portland, OR.

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