Parthenope Earrings with Jade


Partenope was a siren mermaid who fell in love with the sailor Odysseus, and, upon being rejected, threw herself into the sea. Legend has it that she washed ashore in southern Italy, in what is today known as the city of Naples. She lends this metropolis her name, as an alternative way that locals refer to this ancient town. Partenope is also said to have quenched the fires of Vesuvius with water from her breasts. She is identified with being a creative, competitive and wild influence. Having been born from the blood-drops of Achelous the river God, later in life she was so confident in her musical abilities that she confronted the muses, challenging them to a musical duel and losing only because the muses are undefeatable as the source of all creativity. Partenope’s image brings courage, creativity, pure beauty in all its natural forms, and unleashes within the wearer a boldness that is characteristic of the mermaid herself. The earrings are set with freshwater pearls, jade and hand-poured enamel. 

Color: 18K Gold Plated

Handcrafted and individually cast. Each piece is unique, which we believe is what gives it its beauty. Nickel and lead free. Dimensions: Length - 3.5cm.

Your unique piece of jewellery by Cleopatra's Bling has been handmade using traditional jewellery techniques and exceptional materials.

As we hand craft each piece, slight variations are to be expected and are what make our designs one-of-a-kind.

Please be gentle with your treasures and do not apply lotions and perfume while wearing your gold plated pieces. Please avoid water when wearing gold plated jewellery.

Gold has a tendency to scratch, so extra care should be taken when wearing and cleaning to maintain quality and appearance.

Sterling silver that is worn regularly requires less care, so we encourage you to wear your silver treasures daily.

I hope my creations bring you luck.

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Orders will be dispatched bi-weekly using DHL domestic shipping. We are using DHL domestic in order to keep your jewellery safe and sound, but also because you have full control over delivery with the tracking number that is sent to you via email upon shipping.

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Cleopatra’s Bling accepts the return of unworn and unused items in their original condition and packaging within 14 days of order receipt, for store credit. Please contact a member of our team to begin the returns process.

This policy strictly excludes items to which a discount code has been applied, sale items, and items made-to-order or customised in any way, including all solid gold items.

Online purchases can only be returned for exchange via post, to the Cleopatra’s Bling Head Office.

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Parthenope Earrings with Jade

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