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Catherine Howard

Style# 168
Royalty, Rulers, Courtesans
$29.00

These beautiful, unique and collectible sterling silver earrings feature a collage of mine of Catherine Howard holding The Tudor Rose with pieces of antique botanicals of red and white roses and ornamental papers and bookplates

  • Sterling Silver oval earrings with a secure lever back.
  • Printed with archival inks and protected by a durable, archival and flawless resin that safeguards the image from water damage and fading.
  • Dimensions: Earrings are approx. 3/4" from top to bottom, Image size is approx. 14mm x 10mm.
  • Packaged with care in a lovely gift box.
  • Made in Colorado, USA.

What to say of all this Tudor business? A real live Shakespearean Soap Opera if there ever was one. And there were. As with so many of the subjects I end up building my pieces around, my interest in the Tudor history began with books. Oftentimes I listen to audiobooks while I work on the pieces themselves, finding inspiration to create something completely original or re-imagining centuries old pieces. As with so many great stories of dynasties, the stories about the Tudors are oftentimes most interesting when they are most personal. All of the individuals in this enormous and oftentimes confounding family tree had and led such interesting lives (some of them dramatically shortened), that I have enjoyed paying a kind of tribute to their stories.

One of the symbolic meanings of red roses is "passionate love" and white roses mean "purity". King Henry VIII called Catherine, "A rose without a thorn". The Tudor Rose is a combination of the red rose of The House of Lancaster and the white rose of the House of York.

Price: $29.00
Add more item/s of this image at a discount: 
1 inch button add  $1.00
1 inch magnet add  $1.00
2.25" magnet add  $2.00
2.25" bottle cap opener/keychain  $4.00
Quantity:  Style# 168