True Blue Earrings

Kathleen Plate transforms bottles collected from local bars and restaurants into dazzling accessories.
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Kathleen Plate

$45.00

Kathleen Plate created by

Kathleen Plate

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Glass With Class

Shining like gems, her earrings told the story of a humble bottle that became a glass act. Kathleen Plate transforms vessels collected from local bars and restaurants into accessories that glitter like precious stones. Handmade from reclaimed glass and 14K gold-filled earring wires in Georgia.

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Made in Georgia

Kathleen Plate

created by

Kathleen Plate

location

Georgia

Kathleen Plate's elegant and contemporary recycled glass jewelry has a bit of family history. Plate grew up in Washington and observed the art of cutting and soldering glass by her crafty mother. She still brings those skills to her pieces today.

During the mid 1990s she began making and selling jewelry in her spare time. She did so well that she decided to take her Smart Glass work national, even though it meant putting off her graduate work in American Literature.

Smart Glass pieces are all handmade from bright and bold stained glass, silver solder and sterling silver. Plate believes in simplicity and respect for the earth and the human spirit. All her designs use recycled material, while portions of the proceeds from others will go to support many of Kathleen's favorite non-profit organizations.

Handmade Recycled Made in the USA
Made from
upcycled vodka bottle, 14k gold-fil french wire
Measurements
0.75" L x 0.5" W
Item ID
41953

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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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