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Shipping is free through January 10 (free to the USA & Canada, $5 everywhere else). Happy holidays! =>:<= I will contribute 15% of the proceeds from these earrings to the Lupus Foundation of America (lupus.org). Please feel free to contact me for information about my contribution OR my diagnosis.


~> These earrings can be made in two lengths. See the info below for details.*

The beads in these earrings sparked my obsession lampwork glass beads, and I think my lampwork glass earrings are as beautiful as any I've made (check out the Handmade Beads-Couture section). These beads are true art pieces; each was painstakingly torched in Venice, Italy by a wonderful artist, Davinia Smet. The stripe of glass really seems to GLOW in the very lowest light, a stunning brightest Caribbean-aqua-blue. The earrings are just perfect with Betty Brite's hand-crafted sterling leaf ear wires (so-called because of the tiny "leaf" detail at the base).* These are year-round, all-occasion earrings that will turn heads and lift your spirits -- no matter what, no matter when.

The 10mm lampwork centerpiece beads are nestled between 4mm Swarovski crystal bicones -- silver-grey on the bottom, and dark aqua / Montana blue on top (4mm). The earrings are finished on top with 3mm finely corrugated sterling silver saucers and 2mm sterling silver balls, while the hand-hammered "leaf" detail finishes the bottom.

From the bend of the wire to the tip of the leaf, the earrings measure 1-1/3 inches. The handcrafted sterling silver wires extend another 2/3 inches. They can be made with longer wires (or traditional wires) if you prefer.*

Your earrings will be accompanied by a handmade card that describes the beads & ear wires. Gift wrapping is free upon request.

PLEASE NOTE: The earrings purchased have been sold. Yours will be the same in design, with possible slight differences in the lampwork beads ~ Each bead is made by hand, and they vary a teeny bit by design (just in the wave of color that encircles the bead), but no more than the original beads. Please check each photo so you can see how the light changes the look of these earrings. Colors may also vary slightly on different computer monitors. Please don't hesitate to convo me with questions.

*I recently asked Lenka to make a longer version of these wires for the shop, and I'm thrilled with them. You can choose 2-inch wires like those shown, or 3-inch wires (for an additional $2.50). If you'd like even longer wires, they can be made for you, with about a 2-week wait.The handcrafted sterling silver wires are a vital part of the earrings design. If you prefer a more traditional ear wire style (e.g. fishhooks/shepherd wires, kidney wires, leverbacks), I can make a similar pair for you, with the ear wire of your choosing. Convo me for details. A small charge may apply for some wire styles.
Jools Yetman-Michaelson

Caribbean Wave Earrings - Free Shipping - Artist-Made Glass Beads w Swarovski Crystals & Handmade Sterling Ear Wires / Aid Lupus Foundation

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: Turquoise silvered ivory lampwork glass beads, Artist made sterling silver ear wires, Sapphire blue Swarovski crystals, Silver gray Swarovski crystals, Tiny sterling silver balls, Corrugated sterling silver saucers
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from California, United States
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