Lilac Breasted Roller Shield Post Earrings

By Melanie West



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I have a friend who travels the world just to find new birds for her life list. I live vicariously through her explorations, and beg for photos when she returns. These little post earrings are digitally painted from a Lilac Breasted Roller (yes, that is a bird) my friend saw on her travels in Africa.

Fiber/Wearable, Mixed Media (Digitally painted and printed silk, polymer, steel posts)

1 x .5 inches

About the artist

Melanie has a BS in Natural Sciences from SUNY Purchase (known mostly for their art schools), and co-founded the Sonoma Ecology Center. She spent over 20 years as an architectural photographer, and another 20 years as a polymer artist (using mostly the millefiori technique). Melanie’s work has been shown at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, CraftBoston, and is included in the permanent collection of the Racine Art Museum. Her work also appears in many excellent publications, including “Masters: Polymer Clay: Major Works by Leading Artists”, from Lark Books, edited by Rachel Carren....Read MoreRead Less

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