I have always been intrigued and mesmerized by pearls. As a jeweler, I set my goal on preserving the pure beauty of the pearl. The idea of protective cover started in the form of a shell, but during the creative process it elongated, turning into a natural pearl pod. These earrings has soft organic lines, which makes it ever so elegant and feminine.
- Materials: sterling silver, freshwater pearls
- Dimensions: 1.5” x 0.4” x 0.5” (3.9 x 1.0 x 1.4 cm)
- Techniques: carving, casting
- Approximate weight: 4.3 g
Double-sided earrings created in your choice of gold-plated /Vermeil/over sandblasted silver or oxidized sterling silver. Each earring is punctuated with a single freshwater pearl. Silver surface is protected with Rhodium to improve tarnish and scratch resistance.
Vermeil is a French word describing sterling silver that is electroplated with thick plating of 22k gold. This is a chemical process that uses an electrical current to bind the two precious metals together. The Vermeil gold plating contains 3 microns thick of 22 karat gold.