Small Mayan calendar earring - Sterling silver
Hand crafted from sterling silver. These gorgeous drop earrings are designed by Alan Myerson in Australia and ethically made in Mexico by skilled artisans.
Approximate length (from top of hook to bottom of earring): 32 mm
Approximate diameter: 15 mm
Approximate weight: 5.2 g
Time was extremely important to the Maya, they made elaborate and accurate calendars and used them in charting the movements of the sun, moon, stars and even planets.
These calendars served a variety of purposes both practical and sacred. They were used in astronomical calculations, recording important events, the reigns of rulers and their conquests and also in divination.