handmade organic paper pulp (Honeysuckle, Japanese paper), 14K gold, sterling silver
7 x 2 x 5 cm
Light weight paper pulp earrings - paper pulp earrings are sealed with acrylic medium and multiple coats of varnish.
These pieces continue to the explore the growth of patterns and natural dwellings. Inspired by pulp fibres, paper making techniques and the use of these materials in nature to aid the creatures building nests and hives.
Organic fibres are collected to embed into handmade pulp paper. After paper is made, it is cut into strips, then reconstructed again. Strip by strip paper is added until the layers make a solid form. The form is fanned in all directions to achieve the desired final shape that creates a one-of-a-kind piece of light weight, wearable jewellery. Paper pulp is weightless yet durable, to help protect jewellery each piece of organic paper pulp is sealed with multiple layers of acrylic medium and varnish.