Mystical Rudraksha seed are combined with a long elegant swoop of 20 gauge sterling silver to create these earrings. They are highlighted by sterling silver bead caps and additional sterling wire wrapped around the shank. They measure 1.75" or 3.81cm long and are light weight.
The name Rudraksha has its origins in sanskrit, the words,'Rudra' and 'Aksha'. 'Rudra' is another name for Lord Shiva, and 'aksha' means teardrop. Mythological tales have it that the Rudraksha plant was born out of Lord Shiva's tear drops. Rudraksha is often believed to symbolize the link between earth and heaven. These beads are the seeds of the Rudraksha fruit obtained from Rudraksha trees.