Gorgeous earrings made from vintage Art Deco 1930's faceted french jet beads, spaced with genuine Swarovski "black diamond" rondelles and hand strung onto sterling silver ear hooks. All metal components used in these earrings are solid sterling silver except the Swarovski rondelles which are silver plated.
For pierced ears, the earrings are around 39mm in length, the largest bead is 9mm.
Whilst these have been made with some vintage beads, the earrings are new and unworn.
I have been designing and making jewellery since 2006, but my love of jewellery, beads and everything sparkly goes back to my childhood.
My pieces are made from a mixture of vintage beads (mostly dating from the 1930's Art Deco period and the 1950's), newer beads, semi precious stones, Swarovski crystals, sterling silver, Tibetan charms and findings, and feathers.
Much of my inspiration comes from the materials I use, in particular the vintage beads. Using vintage beads enables me to create pieces that are totally unique and a little bit special. The beads I use are in excellent vintage condition; I do not use beads with any major flaws; they do however have a history and may therefore come with a tiny nibble or scratch commensurate with their age; this shows they have been worn and loved.I individually ... read more