Small Silver Ginkgo Earrings

$ 50.00

 Handmade from an impressions of real ginkgo leaves impressed into sterling silver clay.  The beautiful leaves hang from hand forged sterling silver ear wires. A darkening patina was applied to the leaves and then hand polished to a high shine bringing out the leaves delicate veining.

Each pair is made individually so they will be slightly different as each leaf is unique. 


Length is 1 1/4 inches, including ear wire, by 3/4 inch wide.

Ginkgo leaf is made from sterling silver metal clay and is 1 inch long by 3/4 inch wide.

Sterling silver ear wires.

Sterling silver metal clay consisted of silver particles and a binder.  After forming, drying and refining the piece is fired in a kiln.  During this time the binder burns off and the result is a piece that is .925 sterling silver. After firing they have been tumbled to harden and bring out the high shine.  Lastly the leaves have been dipped in a patina agent and polished by hand to bring out the beautiful details of the ginkgo leaves.