botanic opuntia pendant earrings

by Clare Johnston
Handmade
Recycled
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  • the story

Prick Up Your Ears

No shrinking violet, the cactus is a free-spirited plant, built for a life of adventure. Best known for its spiky defenses, the cactus is also beautiful on the inside: it has a surprisingly intricate inner structure of lace-like, interwoven fibers.

Celebrate your own combination of outer strength and inner beauty with these adventurous earrings. The delicate, abstracted forms are actually cast from a piece of Prickly Pear skeleton. The organic material is carefully selected and trimmed to the perfect, appealing shape, and then reproduced in recycled sterling silver using the "lost wax" casting method. Handmade in Los Angeles, California.

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  • details
Handmade
Recycled
Item ID
21602
Made from
recycled sterling silver
Measurements
.63" Dia., Drop: 1.25" L, 2 oz.
Notes
Care: Polish with soft cloth.
  • the maker

Clare Johnston

Lila Clare Jewelry is handmade by Clare Johnston. Clare grew up in the mountains of North Georgia and spent countless hours exploring the acres of forest that were her backyard, basking in the great outdoors. today this love of nature translates into her jewelry design. Clare makes sterling silver jewelry that interprets nature in graceful and elegant forms. 'Lila' is Sanskrit for experiencing the universe as arising from love, play and creative adventures. For Clare, creativity and jewelry making is this dance of love. Lila Clare Jewelry is committed to making eco-friendly jewelry. Clare uses recycled metals for her designs.

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