This item has been sold, but we found these similar items for you.

Request a similar item from ShanghaiTai.

Request Custom Order

"I want one too!"

Here are a few other shops with similar items


NightOwlJewelry
United States
2224 Sold Items



Heart Earrings With Swirls, Copper With Niobium Earwires, Handmade

This Item Has Been Sold

Contact Seller

Accepted Payments
  • PayPal Acceptance Mark
  • Money Order
  • Check
4


Details

These heart earrings are handmade. Love the warmth of copper but allergic to copper ear wires? These earrings are for you! Each brown diamond shape charm has a heart with a swirl. These ear wires look like copper but are actually Niobium (see below).

The copper heart charms are my own original design. I made them from metal clay. This is a material made from particles of real metal mixed with an organic binder. It is similar to clay. I stamped them with a heart design. After the charms are formed and sanded, they are fired in the kiln. All the organic material burns out and only the metal is left.

These copper charms have a patina on them so the detail of the hearts and swirls shows up against the brown copper background. The last picture shows the charms without a patina. If you would like to order some without a patina, please message me by clicking the link under "contact seller".

Each copper charm is approximately 15mm (a little over ½") square. The earrings hang about 1 ¼" (30mm) long. Since each charm is individually handmade, there will be slight variations in each one.

Niobium is a relative of titanium. It is very hypo-allergenic. I can't wear regular sterling silver, but I can wear Niobium and also Argentium Sterling. When electrical current is applied to Niobium it will change colors. This is called annodizing. These ear wires have been annodized to look like copper. I am confident you will not have an allergic reaction to these earrings. If you do, I will gladly either exchange them for sterling or you can return them for a refund.

Shanghai Tai
Unique Artisan Jewelry
Stock #E0130CN

Inspiration/Story Behind This Product

In this case I was just inspired by my tools: a little square cutter and stamps.

Materials Used

copper clay, annodized niobium

More Info



If you would rather pay with your credit card over the phone than online you can reach me at 574-527-1368.

Product Attributes

Primary Material: Copper, niobium

Size: One size

Pattern: Heart with swirl

Color: Copper

More items on ArtFire

  • Vintage Silver Tone Screw Back Leaf Earrings
    $6.00
  • Winter red and white candy lampwork with...
    $28.00
  • White Frosted Angel Earrings - Style B - E485
    $7.00
  • Cute Honeybee necklace in 3 colors, N0254K
    $12.50
  • Cute glass coffee beans on sterling silver ear-wires
    Java earrings - glass coffee beans on sterling...
    $16.00
  • Filigree Earrings - Gold Filled Long Dangle...
    $25.00
  • Wire Wrapped Post Earring Green Crystals and Beads
    $20.00
  • Mesmerizing Spiral Tibetan Earring
    $12.50
  • Tiny Woodland Drops / Hessonite Garnet,...
    $38.00
  • Metal Iris Loops & Dagger Earrings
    $7.50
  • Handmade Swarovski Red/Orange cross earrings
    Handmade Red/Orange Swarovski Crystal Cross...
    $18.00
  • Pair
    Gold Seed Bead Earrings B1
    $9.00
  • Garnet
    Garnet Sterling Silver Chandelier Earrings
    $75.00
  • Sharp Music Note Silver Ear Stud Earring -...
    $29.00
  • Baroque White Fresh Water Pearl with Crystal and Silver Earrings
    Baroque White Fresh Water Pearl with Crystal...
    $26.98
  • 925 Sterling Silver Idaho State Pride Stud...
    $30.00
  • Delicate Cloisonne Cross Earrings over...
    $25.00
  • Pick Me Earrings - Dangerous Heart - Brown Red...
    $12.00
  • Square Pearl Pierced Earrings Richelieu Gold Tone
    Richelieu Pearl Square Pierced Earrings...
    $25.00
  • Cute Coiled Earrings - Parrot Green, Dark Green
    $12.00
  • Spiral Hoops w/Drop Earrings in blue and green
    Micro Macrame EARRINGS - Spiral Hoops w Drop...
    $12.00
  • Sweet handmade earrings created with Picasso finish pink and white Czech glass bicone, smoky quartz, Swarovski crystals and sterling silver
    Pink Czech Glass Smoky Quartz Handmade...
    $20.00
  • SummerLee Dangle Earring Wine
    SummerLee Dangle Earrings-Wine
    $7.00
  • 5-Tier Feather Chainmail Earrings in Pink
    $15.00