oxidized sterling silver & gold vermeil earrings
okay, not heavy at all ...light and dangly and just plain fun!
small (6mm x 3.5mm) 22kt gold vermeil granulated tubes swing from blackened sterling silver chain, earhooks are 14k gold-fill. full length is 2".
*watch for these in Metal Beads, a book about creating contemporary jewelry using metal beads to be published by Lark Books. Scheduled to publish in the spring of 2010, these earrings are one of a few of my designs accepted for publication in this particular book which will feature rings, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, brooches and other creative jewelry in a variety of metal types: copper, brass and pewter in addition to silver and gold.