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Robin's Nest Earrings

$39.00

Price: $39.00

Item#:2001499

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These whimsical earrings celebrate that classic harbinger of spring, the robin, as well as the common belief that having a bird's nest in your home brings good luck. In German tradition, finding a bird's nest in one's Christmas tree meant luck and harmony for the coming year.


Artisans in Kathmandu, Nepal, use thin copper wire to weave these tiny nests, in which stylized sterling silver robins perch contentedly. Dangling from a French hook, they move as you walk, like a branch swaying in the breeze.


Handcrafted in Nepal. 1 1/2"L including the French hook.


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Robin's Nest Earrings
 
4.2

(based on 6 reviews)

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83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (5)
  • Unique (5)
  • Good length (4)
  • Beautiful (3)
  • Stylish (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Practical (4), Comfort-oriented (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (4)

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    5.0

    Even better than Nat Geo's description!

    By Katrina - Who's father's name is Robin!

    from Winslow, Maine

    About Me Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Fashion Forward, Modern, Practical, Stylish

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • 14 Gauge French Hook
    • Beautiful
    • Easy To Care For Clean
    • Easy To Clean
    • Exquisite craftsmanship
    • Extremely Sturdy Hook
    • Good Length
    • Good Quality
    • Intricate
    • Nice Patina On Copper
    • Stunning
    • Stylish
    • Unique
    • Versatile

    Cons

    • 14 Gauge French Hook
    • 14 Gauge Hook
    • Heavier Than Expected

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Formal Occasions
    • Night Out
    • Office
    • Spring Equinox
    • Spring Equinox Party

    Comments about Robin's Nest Earrings:

    These earrings are such a delight. Every time I wear these I am asked about them and if I will take one out. I feel like Elaine Benes from Seinfeld writing a J. Peterman Company Catalog description. This is usually what I say:
    "These are beautiful, yes? These nests are hand woven copper wire by artisans in Nepal. The Robin's are *hand stamped and carved*, then delicately placed in the nests. It is so precious how they move when I walk!"
    Of course, I direct them to your website with the notion that because they are hand made there is a limited supply. :)
    My mother, aunt and I am sure some strangers have purchased these earrings.

    ***It would be good to mention that these earrings are a 14 gauge hook. This is larger than a standard jeweler's gauge which is usually a 20 or 22 gauge.
    I am EXTREMELY HAPPY with the 14 gauge as this is my size. I am able to wear these without backers! I always have trouble with my jewelry because of the small 'standard' gauge.

    The hook is wonderful and solid. It does not bend or deform with use.

    Thank you Nat Geo! What a wonderful little nest of joy!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    My 90 yr. old mother loves them.

    By Candy

    from Sylvan Lake, Ab. , Canada

    Pros

    • Good Quality
    • Stylish
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Formal Occasions

      Comments about Robin's Nest Earrings:

      I just gave these earrings to my mother for Christmas and she loves them.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      1.0

      Don't buy

      By Fred

      from Kalispell, MT

      About Me Practical

      Pros

        Cons

        • Poor Workmanship

        Best Uses

          Comments about Robin's Nest Earrings:

          I was so disappointed with these ear rings. The nest was way too big & the bird was so skinny & set down in the nest so far that it could barely be seen. I will have to find a different gift as I would never give these anyone.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          4.0

          I love supporting indigenous groups

          By Joodles

          from MA

          About Me Comfort-Oriented, Practical

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Charming
          • Good Length
          • Good Quality
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Robin's Nest Earrings:

            Fun just wearing them for any activity. The etching on the nests is lovely.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            love the detail

            By Ermis

            from Sydney, Australia

            About Me Comfort-Oriented, Practical

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Beautiful
            • Good Length
            • Good Quality
            • Stylish
            • Unique
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Robin's Nest Earrings:

              Love the detail and workmanship

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I would buy this again and again

              By d the traveler

              from Boston, Ma

              About Me Stylish

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Beautiful
              • Good Length
              • Good Quality
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about Robin's Nest Earrings:

                I love whimsical and these fit the bill. I love them, and as with all National Geographic products they are very well made.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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