Rectangular Earring with Swarovski Crystals
Bhutan is a very modest country with basic standards. One quickly sees the importance of their religion is to their everyday life.
Those who can will - save money to buy natural stones and bring them to temples and offer them to Buddha. Over time the stone will become polished by natural patina and constant rubbing and pushing it and imbedding it into the floor of the temple.
Different types of quartz beads are fashioned into prayer malas similar to rosary beads to help achieve stillness of the mind.
0.6 x 1.5cm rectangle with a Swarovski Crystal and 2cm silver hook.