Creative meets classic with these USA-made By the Sea Octopus Post Pearl Earrings from La Contessa. The traditional pearl drop earring gets an aquatic spin with handcrafted pewter octopus kings set with Capri Blue semi precious crystals. From the By the Sea jewelry collection designed by artist Mary DeMarco, the By the Sea Octopus Post Pearl Earrings mix the best of both worlds in a whimsical, wearable accessory!
La Contessa Jewelry and table accessories by artist Mary DeMarco reflects the rich colors of nature. Her use of semi precious stones and combinations of metals make her creations distinctive and unique. These handcrafted jewelry items and tableware are timeless and fun. Dazzle someone you know with charm and distinction by La Contessa. See our entire Nature Jewelry collection. About Mary DeMarco and La Contessa Jewelry
Mary has been handcrafting the La Contessa line since 1986 drawing inspiration from antiques, anything vintage, traveling, gardening and her undeniable Italian heritage. She has combined her degree in Fine Arts with studying art in Florence, Italy to create a Made in America company that distinguishes itself from others with its acute attention to detail, use of quality materials and reasonable pricing. Even her studio that was built in the 1800's reflects the tone and quality of the jewelry she produces
About the Process
Each and every jewelry item that La Contessa offers if completely handcrafted in their studio. First a model is sculpted then pewter cast, then soldered and then finished in order to create unique, multi-layered, extensively detailed works of wearable art. Color is introduced into the pieces with semi-precious stones such as Jasper, Turquoise and Austrian Crystals. And always have been and forever will be proudly....Made in the USA.