Mandala and shields are protection. Mandala is a word meaning circle in Sanskrit. They help to make a sacred space and aid in meditation. Mandalas are known throughout the world and are used by the original persons of a region.
A medium pink seed bead plus a pale pink seed bead with a clear seed bead color lined with white. The darker beads are on the outside and fading to the white in the center.
The earring measures 1-1/8 inches wide and the beading measures 2-3/4 inches long and 3-1/8 inches including the gold tone ear wire.