Irish Legends - birdsofrhiannon: Eithlinn in the tower by P. Lynch In Irish mythology, Ethniu (or Eithne) is the daughter of the Fomorian leader Balor, and the mother of Lugh. [The Names upon the Harp - Eithlinn - PJ Lynch]
The painting Girl with a Pearl Earring (Dutch: Het Meisje met de Parel). circa oil on canvas, is one of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer's masterworks and uses a pearl earring for a focal point. The painting is kept in the Mauritshuis gallery in The Hague.