Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Another New Pair of Earrings

handmade jewelry earrings smoky quartz pink tourmaline sterling silver oxidized
I just love smoky quartz. My collection includes 4mm faceted rounds, fat twists, several sizes of coin shapes, rectangles, countless briolettes and these special pyramids.

I've tried using them with the pointy part up, but they didn't look right. I guess I consider the way I've used them to be "upside down", but I like the resulting flat surface that I can then build upon.

The smoky quartz is topped with a sterling spacer bead and a short, fat rondelle of pink tourmaline. The silver circle is one I fused from 16 ga wire and hammered and textured. The earwires are one of the several styles I make myself.

These earrings are for sale in my etsy shop.

1 comment:

Anji Gallanos said...

Love the combo with the silver. I think they probably work best pointy part down too.