These earrings are an extension of the cuffs I made a few weeks back. There are lots of little bits of tin that are arranged in a row and then held in place by another piece of tin folded to hold the row in place.
Each piece is hand cut, edges filed and finished smooth, and the slightly formed for rigidity. A surgical stainless steel ear wire finishes the look.
The finished earrings are about .325" (10mm) wide and hang about 2.25" (54mm) from the ear.
Each piece of metal comes to me having lived a previous life--in some cases multiple lives! It is not unusual for the material to sometimes have scuffs, scratches, faded portions, and general wear and tear. If a flawless finish is important to you, please zoom in to the pictures here to look for imperfections that might be distracting for you.
All adaptive reuse pieces come to you neatly displayed on an upcycled card and sustainably wrapped ready for gift-giving.
Please contact me if you have any other questions.
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