Moth Enamel Hoop Earrings
These earrings are cut from copper sheet in a Moroccan or Arabic shape. They are slightly domed and enameled in a gorgeous shade of aqua blue. Each earring has a colorful moth image. I've attached hammered and oxidized sterling silver circle hoops and ear wires.
The copper shapes are carefully cleaned and prepared in order to accept the enamel. Then, I apply multiple layers of enamel, which is finely powdered glass. The layers of enamel are fused to the copper on both sides in a 1500 degree kiln. This firing process is repeated several times. Finally, the edges are sanded to expose the copper. And voila .... a vibrantly colored pair of enamel earrings which will make a great gift for yourself or a loved one.
Earrings measure 1 3/8" in width, and 1 5/8" long. Ear wires and circles are hand made from 20 gauge sterling silver.