Crane Sword Guard Earrings, s/s - Museum Shop Collection
As part of the Samurai warrior regalia in Japan, the sword and its components were given the utmost attention to quality and detail. The sword guard (Tsuba) often drew its inspiration from nature, folk tales, and important historical events. The crane, a good omen and a symbol for long life, was believed to carry the nobles through the air.
Material: Sterling silver
Made in the U.S.A.