Simple little hammered sterling silver & gold stud floating hoops.
Made with square sterling silver wire, gently hammered to give a light texture. 24ct gold foil is applied in the ancient Korean technique of Keum-Boo, where the 'attached gold' is fused to the surface of the silver with pressure and heat. Available in polished silver or an oxidised finish.
The oxidised earrings are submerged in an oxidising solution which darkens the silver to an almost graphite/ charcoal colour but leaves the gold untouched, to increase the contrast between the two precious metals. The oxidising will very slowly reduce with wear to give a lovely antique look. The earrings can be treated again if a darker colour is desired.
Hoops are 16mm in diameter
1.2mm sterling silver square wire
sterling silver posts
sterling silver scrolls
24ct gold foil