Hanging from a loop is an old Chinese silver bead in a stylized bee motif. Bees are a symbol in ancient Chinese culture of heavenly powers and represent a belief that bees were the messengers of the gods.
If bees disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live. The line is usually attributed to Einstein. Wear these earrings to show your support for honey bees today as we need them to survive for our planet to survive!
This earring is 2-1/4 inches long and each earring weighs .11 ounces.
Preferred earring weight is personal and subjective, as everyone's earlobes and weight tolerances vary. In an attempt to help you know what an earring will feel like when you wear it I have included the weight of a single earring in each description. Further, the following weight categories reflect some degree of industry standard:
FEATHER WEIGHT -----------------> Less than .10 ounces