Silver Dogwood Flower Earrings
Small post earring made from the flowers of a dogwood tree. The pink and white petals one sees is actually the bracts of the flower, which is in the center. A molds was made of the flower and fine silver clay was impressed to get this perfect detail.
Earrings are 1/4 inch round with sterling silver posts.
Fine silver metal clay consists of fine silver particles and a binder. After forming, drying, refining the piece is fired in a kiln. During this time the binder burns off and the result is a piece that is .999 pure silver.