Hale Earrings

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The Hale Earrings, are a timeless piece of artistry inspired by the gravestones that bear witness to the history of 18th-century New England. On French ear wires these hang 10mm round charms, meticulously crafted, capture the essence of a bygone era, where intricate patterns and enduring symbolism adorned the markers of time. This carving was inspired by a 1734 gravestone at Bridge Street Cemetery in Northampton, Massachusetts. Carved by Gideon Hale.

Design and Materials: The Hale Earrings feature a pinwheel finial, meticulously designed to mirror the source carving. Each motif tells a story of craftsmanship and legacy.  The wheel of fortune (pinwheel) has an ancient past and symbolizes the movement of the world and the universe, destiny, eternity, and immortality. You have the freedom to choose the metal type for your ring, allowing you to make it uniquely yours. Crafted in the following metal options:

  • Patinated Sterling Silver
  • Antiqued 14K Yellow or Rose Gold
  • Antiqued 18k Yellow Gold

Customization: Personalize your Hale Earrings by selecting the metal that resonates with you. You can choose from warm and classic gold tones or the timeless beauty of sterling silver. We will carefully cast your charm in your chosen metal, ensuring that it reflects your individual style and preferences.

A Tribute to 18th-Century Gravestone Art: Each piece in the Legacy Collection is a testament to the exquisite artistry found on the gravestones of 18th-century New England. The delicate patterns and enduring symbolism from this era come to life in our jewelry, allowing you to carry a piece of history with you. 

Unearth the past and make it your own with the Hale Earrings. Order yours today and carry a piece of 18th-century New England with you wherever you go.