These earrings were cast from an antique wax seal stamp from the 1800's. These were used to seal letters and correspondence and come is a huge variety of designs, mottos, sentiments, heraldry and proverbs... This antique wax seal dates from the 1700's and is what it known as a 'rebus puzzle'. It is a play on words using images as well as words. When you realize the meaning of the message, it is sweet, sentimental and romantic. It features the words: For (yew tree) (eye) live or For You I Live.......... Simple yet very lovely :-) Size........ These earrings are thinner and lighter than the pendant. This is so they don't drag down the wearers earlobes and to make them more comfortable to wear. they measure approx 12mm across the centre. This may vary slightly however as each piece is made individually by hand.