These earrings host the ancient carving of Leonardo and Ariosto, among some of the most prominent voices forgin Italian Renaissance.Leonardo was an artist , a scientist, a real genius, Ariosto a famous poet, a playwright, a diplomat.Their profiles gently emerge from these extraordinary 19th century cameos in green lava and framed in a squared glaming black enamel setting that, enriched with pearls, acquires striking new energy . This piece passes down a story about travelers. During their Grand Tours in the most famous italian artistic cities, cameos of natives artists were special souvenirs of the places they visited.The Grand Tour was a journey into Western Europe undertaken by young European aristocrats starting from the 17th century. The intention was to perfect their knowledge about history, art, culture. It could last few months or many years, and it was usually made in Italy.The artistic halo of Leonardo and Ariosto are still enclose in this unique pair of earrings totally designed and handcrafed in Italy.