Neophyte Jewels

The Elena Earrings

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The expression is cute as a button, but c'mon - how much cuter can it get than this pepper?! For neophytes who love a little movement and an Italian reference, the Elena earrings are for you. 

Handmade in Toronto. Available in 14k gold or sterling silver. Sold individually or as a pair. Please allow for 1-2 weeks to ship as this is a made-to-order piece. 

Elena Cornaro Piscopia was was the first woman to ever be awarded a Doctor of Philosophy degree. Talk about being a neophyte! The Italian philosopher was a multi-hyphenate academic, mastering Hebrew, Arabic, Latin, Greek, French, Spanish as well as mathematics, philosophy, and theology, and later, becoming an expert musician. She dedicated her life to study and charity, inspiring countless women to follow her path.