So we recently checked out a pop-up shop for Metsa Design’s new Winter Line. As a general rule, I’m a fan of the stuff they are producing, but these Concrete Pearl earrings caught my eye for a long while. Brainchild Marcus Uran has been a long time friend, but from his humble albeit inspired beginnings, [...]
Metsa makes a lot of elegant, insanely well-crafted stuff from well-sourced materials, but their cement earrings make a pretty interesting statement about the very fetishization of materials their other pieces bank on.
These double triangle earrings made with bamboo are not only bio-degradable, but are also super lightweight and made with a rapidly renewable resource. The 14k gold-filed hardware is designed, made, and packaged in the San Francisco Bay Area.
These delicate sterling silver earrings have two hand hammered layers of silver with a soft white finish. In the center of each earring is a small peach moonstone. These earrings hang flatteringly close to the face on small sterling silver ear wires. Each earring measures 0.75 inches in diameter.
Using Kyoko Hashimoto’s popular design, these acrylic earrings are made with unique hand formed sterling silver sleepers that make them light enough for everyday wear. Part of Kyoko’s collection, I Blame the Uni, (pronounced ‘oo-nee’, the Japanese name for sea urchin) and inspired by her experiences in the underground club scene of Tokyo.
The fashion pack may have renamed the common ‘fluro’ to an edgy ‘neon’ this season, but that doesn’t mean we’re about to step out in the head-to-toe highlighter hues we’re seeing on the catwalk. Out in the real world it’s all about subtlety, and what better way to make a statement than with a pair of iridescent chandelier earrings by Irish designer Tom Binns. Inspired by the early twentieth century Dada movement, Binns takes crystal embellishment to a whole new level with neon pear-shapes and studded fringing. These babies are just what your wardrobe neutrals need.