Mixed metal earrings with poppy flowers. Using cold connections and a mix of 2 metals, aluminum and copper I have discovered a whole new level of design. The light weight of the thick aluminum combined with the organic natural copper is a little bit rustic and a little bit modern.
The earrings has a 2 round flowers that has been domed, patterned and oxidized. The flowers have both connected with handmade aluminum rivets. I have hand stamped stems for the flowers and have patterned the backside of the pendant to give a unique finish to the front. The earrings have sterling silver ear wires.
Made from aluminum sheet measuring 7/8 x 1 1/8 inches (2.2225 x 2.8575 cm). I hand cut, sand, and shape each individual piece to a soft satin feel and have oxidized it to give it a nice rustic feel. The aluminum has a brushed finish while the copper of the flower is oxidized for a bold modern feel.
Aluminum is super light weight and will not tarnish and has a much lower rate of skin reaction.
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My current production time is up to 5 weeks BEFORE mailing. This does not include delivery time. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or I can help in anyway. http://www.etsy.com/shop/FiredUpLadiesHammer/policy Each piece is individually made by me to your specifications ONCE it has been ordered. Pieces are not premade.***
Each design and letter is individually hammered one strike at a time by me. There are no machines involved and everything is freehand. Because of this, there will be some variations in the spacing, depth of the designs and placement. This is not to be considered a defect but to a part of the beauty of the piece.