Riveted Tabs - Sterling Hoop - Beach Stone Earrings

Description


Simple hoop earrings with riveted tabs. Hand formed in sterling silver and copper.

Materials:
Sterling Silver and Copper
Beach Stones

Technique: 
Each sterling silver wire hoop was hand formed and hammered. Copper tabs and sterling rivets were also hand formed and hammered. 
Each sterling silver wire connection and ear wire on these earrings has been soldered for strength and stability. 
I hand drilled beach stones found near the Central Coast of California. 
I added a patina/oxidation to these earrings to highlight the textures.

Measurements:
Ear wires: 20 gauge - 1 inch in length.
Total length: a touch over 2 1/4 inches-from top of ear wire to the end point of the longest beach stones. 7/8 of an inch wide at the widest point on the hoop. 

Weight: 0.1 1/2 of an ounce per earring. Total weight for the pair: 0.3 of an ounce.

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