Ahi Yellowfin Long Earrings

$145.00$259.00

 

Need that extra bit of oomph today? Battling testosterone-filled egos? Need the spark to tackle a huge mound of work? These may just be your perfect earrings. ‘Ahi Yellowfin long earrings are light, but fierce! The fins of a yellowfin are iconic, identifiable anywhere. Their finlets – the little fins behind their dorsal fins – are equally so. These earrings mirror their strong agility and stark profile, unapologetic and proud. Very feminine yet channeling strength, wear these earrings to add a wonderful bold accent to your outfit!

 

‘Ahi (aka Yellowfin Tuna)

Fish were a primary food source for ancient Hawaiians. ‘Ahi were especially esteemed – thrilling as sport fishing and delicious to eat. Ahi are a deep sea dwellers; while spending 85% at less than 300 ft, they are known to go deeper than 3800 ft! These fast, sleek and powerful predators can get up to 75 km/h (47 mph) and attain 450 lbs. Named ‘yellow fin’ for their iconic yellow fins and finlets, they are smaller than the closely related and endangered bluefin tuna. Yellow fin often school with other tuna and fish of similar size, and sometimes even join dolphins! Once plentiful, they are greatly over-fished and are considered Near Threatened.

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Details

Our Ahi Yellowfin Long Earrings are crowd-pleasing and light. Hand carved and cast, they reflect light in just the right way. Not flat, but slightly domed, so the light reflects in interesting and organic ways. Hand polished and finished.

 

  • Earrings are 3″ long (including loop, not including ear wire)
  • Cast in low tarnish sterling silver
  • Sterling silver or GF ear wires
  • Sensitive ears? Request titanium ear wires (no additional charge)
  • Lead and nickel free
  • Made in Hawaii
  • You may also like the matching ‘Ahi finlet lariat or ‘Ahi long pendant
  • Questions or request gold, please contact us

Additional information

Dimensions8.5 × 5.5 × 1.5 in
Metal

Sterling Silver, 18K gold vermeil

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