Lifesaver-shaped Cinnabar earrings with a pearl in the center, by Ruthie Cohen of Arden, North Carolina.
Chinese Cinnabar consists of many layers of lacquer, built up, then carved or pressed into designs. It is a beautiful shade of red and is very lightweight and comfortable to wear.
The Cinnabar is set in a sterling silver bezel with a sterling post; Earrings are 3/4" in diameter.
Artist statement and explanation of Cinnabar included.