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Hailed as “undoubtedly one of the most distinct and beautiful of all deciduous trees,” the ginkgo certainly stands out. Unique, fan-shaped leaves turn a stunning yellow color in the fall.
The Ginkgo tree is a living fossil, with the earliest leaf fossils dating from 270 million years ago. It was rediscovered in 1691 in China and was brought to this country in the late 1700s. The seeds and leaves have been (and are still today) used in medicine throughout the world.
Also known as Maidenhair tree is a phenomenon, an object of veneration, a sacred tree of the East, a symbol of unity of opposites, yin yangby some seen as a symbol of changelessness, possessing miraculous power, bearer of hope and of the immeasurable past, a symbol of love. Because of all its properties it is associated with longevity.
Add an effortlessly darling finishing touch to your look with these earrings - featuring featherweight Ginkgo leaf shaped pieces that hang from ear wires.
GINKGO LEAF PIECES:
Material: Thin, delicate, & light weight raw brass
1 3/8 x 15/16 inches
EAR WIRE METAL:
• gold plated
A form of steel that's resistant to tarnishing.
Nickel free & lead free.
1/2 x 1 3/8 inches