Ruby Sea Star Studs

Emilie Shapiro's delicate design is inspired by the starfish, a sea creature notorious for comebacks.

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Emilie Shapiro

$117.00

Emilie Shapiro created by

Emilie Shapiro

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Back & Better Than Ever

From your hair to your career, re-invention keeps life interesting. Emilie Shapiro's delicate raw ruby studs are inspired by the starfish, a sea creature notorious for comebacks. Their ability to regenerate makes them a symbol for resilience and growth (remind you of someone?). Set in brass, the rich red gemstones give off a subtle sparkle, making them wearable every day or for special occasions—like that new cropped bob. Handmade in New York.

Due to the handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

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Made in New York

Emilie Shapiro

created by

Emilie Shapiro

location

New York

“A goal is just a dream without a deadline.”

There was never a moment that Emilie Shapiro didn't consider herself an artist. "Before I could speak I expressed myself through what I made with my hands," she says. "I am so incredibly lucky that my parents allowed me to pursue life on the path I chose." That path led to a line of jewelry comprised entirely of one-of-a-kind pieces she crafts by combining her metalsmithing skills with her love of found objects. "I have a massive stone collection that I started when I was two," says the New York City resident. "I usually pull out my drawers of gems and minerals and something catches my eye that I haven't seen before or forgot about." When Emilie creates a piece, she says she imagines the wearer seeing a reflection of themselves in it—“beauty in imperfection."

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
Brass, Sterling Silver, Ruby
Measurements
.38" x .38"
Ingredients
Care
To clean, soak jewelry in warm water with mild soap and gently scrub with a soft bristled brush.
Item ID
48274

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within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
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within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
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within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.


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