This earring is in honor of Amelia Earhart who is the first female aviator to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and was one of the first aviators to promote commercial air travel. She received the Unites States Distinguished Flying Cross in 1935 for her nonstop solo transatlantic flight. She was one of the most inspirational American figures of her time and was a member of the National Women's Party and a supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment.
This dangle earring features a checkered board pattern that represents her pilot uniform during her transatlantic flight and how she became a public figure for women in the United States.
This earring measures 1.1in. in length.