Coral Hand Painted Bicycle Gear Earrings - One Of A Kind
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Hand Painted Coral Bike Gear Earrings...each pair is one of a kind!
These pieces may look like old, weathered metal with a fine, colorful patina…but it’s not metal. It’s PAPER. Yes, you read correctly…PAPER! I use a unique, multi-step process which yields one-of-a-kind wearable art pieces that look more like metal than paper.
You may be asking, “But how durable is it? Will I get more than just a handful of wears?” YES! I coat each piece with a protective glaze that makes it incredibly resilient. No, you can’t swim, shower, or take a hot yoga class in it, but a little moisture from getting caught in light rain or a little bit of sweat won’t hurt it.
Each piece starts as a humble piece of cardstock paper; usually no larger than about 4″ x 6″. I emboss each sheet and then paint them using a highly-blendable metallic paint. I cut out the small shapes I want to use for my jewelry and then I carefully adhere each piece onto 2mm high-density craft foam for stability. The final step is coating each piece with a protective glaze before I begin to assemble it into its final jewelry form.
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•Since I hand paint these earrings, each pair is unique and one-of-a-kind.
•Earrings drop length is about 1.25"
•The colors on these earrings are metallic coral with hints of metallic gold.
•Each hand painted chainring measures about 1" in diameter.
•Jewelry hardware (lever backs and jump rings) are nickel-free gold-tone metal
•VERY lightweight! Ideal for people who don’t like heavy jewelry.
•Each piece comes ready-to-gift in one of my handmade jewelry envelopes (shown in images)