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The size of this tree of life earrings is 20 x 20 mm (incl. Earhook 32 x 20 mm).
Worldwide, trees have thus acquired a special, sacred or ritual significance. Trees symbolize the life from birth to death through their steady growth, from beginning to end, from earth to heaven. With their shape, the above-ground branches and the underground roots, they cover the entire universe in Norse mythology. The ash Yggdrasil is connected to the world of the gods, the world of people and the underworld. Such a tree is called a tree of life.
Other names for a tree of life are world tree or cosmic tree.
In the Christian tradition the tree of life symbolizes immortality, the fruits of a tree of life give life. In folk culture trees were the dwelling place of the gods, in mythology gods easily changed into a tree or other natural being.