The lotus flower is the heart's inner shrine. It is the symbol of creation and manifestation in the Hindu religion: "...and from her belly button grew a lotus flower and out of the lotus the creation of the world.? Recycled sterling silver lotus petal-shaped drop earrings, layered with a sterling silver smaller petal and lapis beads, are unique and elegant. The petals drop approximately 1? from sterling silver earwire and measure 5/8" in diameter.