Pair of earrings

These modern earrings are made out of ostrich egg shell, a popular material that was once used in making fine body ornaments. Today it is often used in the production of souvenirs.

Object Summary

Museum Number 564/2005/2/1
Simple Name earring
Full Name earring
Common Name pair of earrings
Production country South Africa
Material ostrich egg shell; metal; pigment
Collection class Personal ornament
Collection continent Africa
Collection area/region S
Production continent Africa
Production year high 1980s