The Memphis Group - an outlandish 80s Italian design collective with Ettore Sottsass at the helm. Memphis - the capital city of ancient Egypt. Lucy Folk?s Sottsass Sphinx Hoop Earrings - the culmination of all things Memphis! A marriage of mythical Egyptian lions and serpents with iconic Sottsass geometric shapes and totems, these decorative handcrafted hoop earrings are available in a selection of plated metals. Exotic charm, worldly chic, the look is one for the ages.