Having spent much time in Cambodia over the last 15 years, much of the Buddhist and Khmer culture has found its way into my heart. There is a feeling of duality within Cambodia with the western culture pushing its way into this beautiful country.
The square of the earrings are the modern, economical push of the numerous coffee shops that have popped up over the last few years, becoming a gathering spot for the wealthy of Phnom Penh. The elongation of the vertical and horizontal bars keeps the traditional, evoking the image of the elegance of the Apsara dancers.
18k yellow gold / peridots
65mm x 38mm
in Sedona, Aspen or Arctic Mokumé