Are these Cobra Earrings swaying to music of the punji (a flute like instrument) or coiled and ready to strike? These detailed Cobra earrings are 3/4" high, completely three dimensional and cast in solid sterling silver.
The Cobra is a powerful totem in all religions and cultures. In ancient Egypt the Cobra was a symbol of power, guardianship and royalty. In Hinduism and Buddhism, the Cobra, snake or Naga is a godlike creature with transcendental powers and in Mayan and Aztec cultures it symbolizes fertility and eternity. Even in Christianity, the snake has powerful symbolism that is not limited to the stereotypical ideology that the snake is evil. Interpret the meaning of the Cobra in however you choose, a totem of complex and multicultural possibilities.
There are numerous species of Cobra's but the majority inhabit the rain forests of India, Southeast Asia and Southern China. There are desert cobras and water cobras and arboreal cobras.
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Designed in Santa Cruz California by Marty Magic.
Made in the U.S.A.