Real Maple Leaf Iridescent Copper EarringsSize Approx:Height 4cmWidth 4cmReal Maple leaves were picked from the tree and iridescent copper plated. This is carefully done to preserve all of the detail in the leaf like its veins and edges. The leaf was given a iridescent copper silver coating making it strong and durable.Maple in British culture Placing a branch of the Maple Tree in a house was said to ensure that bats will not enter. Passing a young child through the branches of the tree is traditionally thought to encourage good health and a long life for the child. Maple is said to bring success and abundance.