Sterling Silver Earrings - Comedy Masks (29mm)
These unique sterling silver earrings feature the classic comedy mask from ancient Greek theater. Each earring post has one comedy mask hanging below. These are post earrings and are for pierced ears only.
They are the perfect gift for people with a passion for the performance arts like actors, singers, writers, and other artists. The masks are also a great conversation piece because of their unique look and history.
Straight-back silver post (for pierced ears only)
Made in Greece
Mask approx. 17mm (.67 in) length x 15mm (.59 in) width
Approx. 29mm (1.14 in) length with post
Masks have played an important part in the history of drama since the time of the ancient Greeks. They were originally used to allow the actors to clearly convey emotions such as anger, joy, or sorrow to the entire audience, and they made it easier for men to portray female characters.
Tragedy mask earrings available here
Comedy/Tragedy mask earrings also available here