Recycled acrylic and silver earrings
in triangel or rectangle
wipe clean with a damp cloth
These contemporary perspex and silver triangle earrings were inspired by looking at animation films like those by Studio Ghibli. I wanted to capture the halcyon summer days that are often used as the Studio Ghibli settings. These earrings are made using hydrangea flowers, geraniums, box hedge leaves and fern leaves which I found in Victoria Park near my house. I collect, dry and press the leaves then heat the acrylic and press the leaves into the surface. I use them like a stencil to apply the colours (in this case pinks, reds, greens. blues and oranges), which give my floral jewellery a modern feel. The skeleton leaf is then peeled off to reveal the design. This is a method of dying and embossing plastic I developed myself. I call it ‘fossilised plastic ‘ due to the fine details, like fossils, that are captured on the embossed surface. I choose quite ordinary plants and weeds to create my floral designs. These botanical earrings evoke both a contemporary and a vintage feel. I hope that the wearer will not only enjoy them as jewellery but also review their appreciation of the natural world. HANDMADE IN UK 25mm x 30mm + 20mm ear
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