My passion for earthy volcanic lava and rich gold has come together in these sleek and contemporary statement earrings. Created at over 100 degrees Celsius, and the product of cooling down at the contact with air, Lava beads can be feather-light, which is wonderful for women who love substantial pieces but can’t handle the weight. The golden aspects of these earrings subtly complement the starkness of black, with each hand-gilded lava bead resembling a world map of imaginary golden continents. Using the same technique, the painter Gustav Klimt used to create his unbelievable gold effects on his paintings, I used 24k gold-plated leaf to gild meek black lava beads, thereby turning them into something different altogether. This eclectic marvel mixes Lava, with sleek Onyx and faceted Agates with the super-light-weight 22k gold plated findings from Istanbul and Seoul.
Like all our pieces, it is handcrafted with love and care in our studio near Byron Bay. These eclectic limited-edition statement earrings are made from the following semi-precious stones and findings:
- Lava from Indonesia
- Onyx from Russia
- Agates from Brazil
- Set into a 22k gold plated base from Istanbul and Seoul
- Approximate length: 7.5cm
- 1/15 limited edition
With Love from Kyoto Statement Earrings will be beautifully gift-wrapped and ready as an exceptional gift for yourself or an unexpected gift for someone special.