Whispy Catkin Earrings


Delicate weathered and polished copper earrings with three dangly droplets that hang with free movement.  It's difficult to capture the changing shapes of this design with still photograph, as you move your body and head, they come to life as they sway gently. This rustic metallic style is inspired by spring time tree blossom, when the alder tree is in full bloom with golden catkins.



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Inspired by the Chinese poet Wang Wei (699-761) from the poem:

“Walking on willow tree roads by a river dappled with peach blossoms,
I look for spring light, but am everywhere lost.
Birds fly up and scatter floating catkins.
A ponderous wave of flowers sags the branches.”

Variation: Each earring is crafted individually and will vary slightly in appearance from the other.

Suited to: Pierced ears only.

Feature: Solid copper wire with a weathered patina finish, polished to reveal the warm coppery highlights. The protective gloss is applied by hand with a fine brush, to help retain the highlights and is safe to wear on the skin.

Ear Wire: Nobium, an inert hypoallergenic metal (nickel and lead free).

Feature Height: 7.5cm / 2.9 inches.

Sanitisation: The earring wires in our pieces are all new, prior to use please use a cotton wall ball and alcohol to rub over the ear wire.

Returns: Please note that earrings for pierced ears are non-refundable and non-exchangeable for reasons of hygiene and safety.

Note: These earrings are fragile in nature, please do not sleep in them in or sit on them accidentally!