Our stunning origami crane earrings paired with fine Tahitian cultured pearls (from French Polynesia), double as beautiful jewelry with an inspiring story. The origami crane featured in these earrings is a symbol of “world peace” & hope that originated in Japan. The book, “Sadako & the Thousand paper cranes,” based upon a true-life story was the inspiration for these pieces.Golden cranes were inspired by a true-life story & represent “world peace.” Classic 14K gold dangle earring findings are extremely simple to use & clean in design to focus attention on the beauty of each pearl. Each pair of earrings is inspected & matched by a professional jeweler to ensure each pearl in the pair mirrors the size, quality, & beautiful color tone of the other. All earrings are matched & handcrafted in the USA. The beautiful luster & rich color of these Tahitian pearls are natural & have not been altered or treated. Tahitian cultured pearls have the durability to last for generations because of their thick nacre layer.