The Wild Swans earrings are inspired by H.C. Andersens famous paper cuttings and The Wild Swans fairytale. Alongside his writing, Andersen was an expert paper cutter. In a letter to this friend, Andersen wrote: “… to cut, is the first beginning of the poetry…”. In his lifetime, he created countless intricate designs for children and adults alike. Some say they were physical representations of the fairytale worlds he created.