The Silver Birch – The 1st 13th Moonth
Silver Birch leaf earrings handcrafted using traditional hand tools and techniques. Handmade from recycled silver shillings.
Silver shillings are recycled to craft these lovely Birch leaf earrings. These coins are unwanted by coin collectors due to wear marks from being used to buy and sell over one hundred years ago.
Rather than let them simply be melted down for the silver content I absolutely love coming up with designs and ideas to transform them into something desirable. By doing this the historical details are retained, simultaneously adding depth, interest and intrigue to the design.
The Birch leaves have been individually hand cut from the old ‘out of circulation’ coins with a traditional jewellers saw then carved and engraved . For added interest an ‘off-cut’ surrounding coin is included with the earrings. The Birch leaves come complete with a third earring, a magickal moon. This allows you the option of wearing a traditional pair or alternatively an asymmetrical unique look.
Handmade and completely recycled in Cambridge, UK.
Size : Approx 10mm * 5mm