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These earrings are inspired by the plant part that you rarely see...the roots. Even though they're out of sight, the belowground parts of the plant are crucial for water uptake, nutrient absorption and storage and for anchoring the plant in the ground. Roots exude metabolites which support symbiotic relationships with a large community of microorganisms in the rhizosphere. An elegant design sprung directly from the earth, these earrings will please any plant lover.

The jewelry is created by 3D-printing in wax followed by metal casting in solid bronze, solid brass or solid sterling silver. The root earrings are lightly polished after casting to give them a smooth glossy texture.

To prevent waste and overstock, the jewelry is not made until you order. Please allow 3-4 weeks for printing and shipping. All items are gift-wrapped in original, recyclable Ontogenie packaging and then shipped insured by registered mail, worldwide.

The earrings will be assembled with nickel-free rose gold-plated, gold-plated or non-plated sterling silver earring hooks depending on whether you order the bronze, brass or silver earrings, respectively.

The roots are almost 3 cm in length below the loop and each earring weighs 2.3 g.

Frequently asked questions about Ontogenie

All of my designs are achieved by 3D-printing combined with lost wax casting. If I have the piece you want in stock, I can usually ship it the next day. If it isn't in stock, please allow 3 weeks for printing until I can ship it.
Are you fond of an organism, but don't see it in my collection? Let me know, I look forward to hearing from you. ontogenie3d@gmail.com
All of my pieces are gift wrapped in Ontogenie recycled paper boxes containing shredded wood and finished with twine.

Plant Root Earrings-Science Jewelry in bronze, brass and silver

$75.47+

Only 1 available


Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: silver, bronze, brass
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from Germany
  • Feedback: 35 reviews
  • Favorited by: 14 people