Style | The Earrings You Will Never Have and Some You Can

I love museums, but there’s one thing I hate about them: you can’t take anything with you. You find a painting that would look perfect in your living room? Too bad. A statue that would look swell in your jardin? Tough luck. It’s especially hard when you find a pair of earrings that you’d love to add to your jewelry collection, but they date back to the 2nd or 3rd Century BC and are part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection.

But I’ve found three consolation prizes. Are they identical? No. But they capture the essence of those millenia-old gems. And they’re actually attainable.

1. Elizabeth Cole with iridescent crystals.
2. Erickson Beamon with tooled metal accents.
3. Elizabeth Cole with Swarovski crystals.

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  • Reply aleya September 26, 2014 at 11:59 am

    these are gorgeous! i’m feeling my inner egyptian goddess just looking at them! ;) aleya

  • Reply Lisa September 29, 2014 at 10:52 am

    Great finds—they really do capture the essence of your inspiration.

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