Each set of Order of the Dragon Earrings are skillfully handcrafted one at a time in your choice of sterling silver, 14k yellow gold or 14k white gold. These earring feature the Order of the Dragon symbol that Vlad the Impaler, better known as Dracula, is thought to have used to signify his membership in the Order. It is believed that he wore this image as a medallion during his lifetime. The Order of the Dragon was founded in 1408, by Sigismund, the King of Hungary for the purpose of defending the Cross and fighting against the enemies of Christianity, especially the Ottoman Turks. Dracula derived his name from the Order of the Dragon, Dracula means "Son of the Dragon". Vlad's father, Vlad II, received the surname of Dracul, meaning dragon, when he was inducted into the Order in 1431. Dracula himself was inducted into the Order when he was five years old.
The earrings are finished with your choice of fourteen enamel colors. Choose from Amethyst, Black Onyx, Emerald, Jade, Peacock, Pearl, Pewter, Pink, Hot Pink, Ruby, Sapphire, Tiger's Eye, Topaz, or Zircon. (Black Onyx, Jade, Peacock, Pearl, Pewter, Pink, Hot Pink, and Tiger's Eye Enamels are an additional $10.00 US). The enamel will not wear out with regular wear.
The Order of the Dragon earrings measures approximately 20.3 mm (13/16") top to bottom, 17.4 mm (11/16") wide, 1.2 mm (1/16") thick. The earrings hang approximately 1 1/4" (32.7 mm) long on French ear wires. The earrings weigh approximately 5.1 grams in sterling silver / approximately 6.4 grams in 14k gold.
We are a cast-to-order company and cast every Tuesday and Thursday. Please allow 5 to 7 days from the next casting date for production of this item. Orders placed before 3pm MST Monday or Wednesday will be included in the following day's cast. Feel free to contact us for the anticipated production time for your Vampire Jewelry.
This item comes packaged in a jewelry box.