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sun and moon earrings

by Mary Steratore $36.00

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Reach For the Moon

As sure as night becomes day, change is the one constant in life. Mary Steratore's earrings are a glowing reminder that change, when met with hope and a sense of humor, can transform our lives into something magnificent. Each earring displays two meaningful charms. The moon, crafted from sterling silver, is a traditional symbol of transformation. Citrine, a sunny yellow stone, is reputed to bring happiness and positive energy. Comes with a card printed with the charms' meanings.

Artist Mary Steratore gathers her materials from around the globe: waxes and molds are made in Italy, silver charms are cast in Thailand, and the semi-precious stone pieces made in India. She assembles the necklace in the USA on silver earring hooks, also made in the USA.

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sterling silver, citrine
Charms: Silver moon .375" dia, citrine .25" dia
Clean with silver polish.

Charm symbols are carefully combined with healing properties of the stones to create a piece that is not only inspirational but actually empowering.
  • the maker
Mary Steratore

Mary Steratore

It can be quite daunting trading one career for another, especially when there are PhD's involved. But for Mary Steratore, it led to the realization of true artistic expression. Leaving archaeology to create her own fine art, Steratore settled in Rome where her paintings and sculptures were well-received. After showing her work all over Italy and the US, she developed a new line of jewelry, dubbed b.u., as an extension of her sculpting. Drawing from Steratore's vast knowledge of artifacts and her extensive world travels, b.u. creations have an old-world aesthetic. Each piece is meticulously hand-made using a long-lost wax-casting method. With the help of Rome's top notch artisans, Steratore brings a little beauty and a lot of ancient wisdom into everyday, modern lives. collection

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