The "Mt. Cuba" Long Wire Earrings from Michael Michaud's Silver Seasons Jewelry Collection.
- Handmade in New York, U.S.A.
- Hand patinaed green finish over bronze
- Hand cast from the Mt. Cuba leaf branch
- Earring size approximately 3"H x 1"W
Mt Cuba: Angraecum distichum is a species of orchid. It is in the family Orchidaceae. It is native to Central Africa, particularly Cameroon, Gabon and Uganda. It is also known as the Two Rowed Angraecum for the bright green, triangular and succulent type leaves. It is very often grown for the foliage alone. From the end of one leaf across the stem to the end of the leaf on the opposite side averages about 1". Flowers will bloom year round on a mature plant.