These earrings were meticulously wrapped in 22K gold leaf using an intricate process of gilding and burnishing to finish to a rich patina. They feature an imagefrom Flemish artist Joris Hoefnagel's Dragonfly, Pear, Carnation, and Insect painting, with a Swarovski crystal in the center.
- Dimensions of Leaf: 2 inches L x 1 inch W - Materials: 22K Gold Leaf - Made in the USA - Item #: GN402
Source Object: Dragonfly, Pear, Carnation, and Insect Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - 1600) and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, died 1575) Flemish and Hungarian Vienna, Austria (Place Created) 1561-1562; illumination added 1591-1596 Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment Object Number: Ms. 20 (86.MV.527), fol. 76