Dome with Leaf Embossingsold:)
sterling silver, 24K gold, patina
0.2 x 0.22 cm in diameter
The design of these earrings came from an interest in using several common elements in various ways to make a series of limited edition earrings.
The common elements are sterling silver disks 22 mm in diameter; embossing of the veins of a leaf; 24K gold accents; and patina. Both sides of each disk were embossed. Pieces of 24K gold were applied using Keum-boo, an ancient Korean technique for fusing gold to silver. The patina accentuates the details of the embossing, and the contrast between silver and gold.