Yellow Turquoise and Purple Recycled CD Dangle Earrings 'Color Explosion'

$70.99 CAD
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Artisan Rosario Leiva of Guatemala brings new life to recycled CDs in these beautiful and fascinating dangle earrings with sterling silver hooks. She melts the CD scrap in a mold, then artfully applies droplets of acrylic to achieve her desired colors--purple, turquoise, and yellow for this pair of earrings--and then fuses the CD material and acrylic together using a blow torch. The resulting effect is magnificent translucent color punctuated with air bubbles that create unique patterns.

About her work, the artisan says: 'I love creating jewelry with materials that most people would discard. Let's all take the time to think about the endless opportunities we have to give 'waste' materials another chance.'
  • Recycled CDs, acrylic, 925 sterling silver hooks
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • High polish finish
  • Hook earrings
  • Promotes recyc ling and reduces waste
  • 4 grams
  • 6 cm L x 2 cm W

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