Paper Airplane Earrings

These playful earrings are cast from reclaimed aircraft aluminum.
created by

Jerry Moran

$50.00

Jerry Moran created by

Jerry Moran

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Never Fold

Flight can be as fancy as a sleek, aluminum-skinned airplane, or as simple as a folded sheet of paper pushed on a pillow of air. Inspired by the nostalgic form of a paper airplane, Jerry Moran made these earrings from salvaged scraps of aircraft aluminum recast into the form of the classic DIY toy. They feature a satin finish and sterling silver ear wires for a playful but elevated design. The feather-light earrings make a fitting gift to remind dreamers to keep their imaginations flying, encourage those who may feel they've lost their flight plan, and never forget the creative child within. Handmade in Colorado.

Visit the blog to learn more about Jerry, from how he got started to where he turns for inspiration, with a bit of rugby-player wisdom thrown in.

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Made in Colorado

Jerry Moran

created by

Jerry Moran

location

Colorado

“You have to be able to see not only what is, but what could be.”

Jerry Moran describes himself as an "ordinary guy," but his adventures are anything but ordinary. A former Marine, Jerry spent his career building, refurbishing, and repurposing both commercial and military aircraft. This work has included being part of a project team that salvaged a 727 out of a South American jungle and refurbishing a C-199 that was used in the 2004 film Flight of the Phoenix. But after a visit to the Davis-Monthan Air Force boneyard in Tucson, Arizona, Jerry started to think outside the box. He had always been able to manipulate aircraft aluminum to any specification, so he decided to try making it into unique jewelry and accessories, taking materials that no longer had a purpose and giving them a new history.

Visit the blog to learn more about Jerry, from how he got started to where he turns for inspiration, with a bit of rugby-player wisdom thrown in.

Handmade Recycled Made in the USA
Made from
sterling silver, salvaged aircraft aluminum
Measurements
0.75" L x 0.5" W
Care
Polish silver with polishing cloth.
Item ID
46357

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