Long Horn Beetle Earrings

By Genevieve Flynn Studio, Genevieve Flynn



1 in stock

Long Horn Beetles come in a variety of colors in real life, but these are a shimmering fine silver. These earrings are sure to delight the wearer. As the lightweight repoussé beetles hang from French wires and when worn light shimmers across the surface of the wings. No two pair of earrings are exactly alike as they are hand-fabricated. The are created using an ancient metals technique repoussé, which gives the beetles their 3-dimensional shape.

Metal/precious (Fine silver has been used to repoussé the insect's body with Argentium silver French wires and backing)

3 x 1 x 1 inches

About the artist

Award winning silversmith, Genevieve Flynn, has been working in precious metals for 45 years creating hollowware and art jewelry family heirlooms.  Flynn has been invited to create numerous private commissions, including an intricately repoussé hand mirror presented to music industry personality, Paula Abdul and a commemorative 1985 World Series pin for the late Ewing Kauffman, of the Kansas City Royals. During her seven year employment as a bench jeweler she perfected her construction skills and went on to study the repoussé art form working under the Italian master instructor, Fabrizio Acquafresca and Valentin Yotkov, top artists in their field. Genevieve has won many awards including a Saul Bell International Design Award in Hollowware/Art Objects as well as exhibiting her work across the world. As a master chaser and silversmith, Flynn has dedicated a major portion of her career to teaching students the technical intricacies of working with precious metals. ...Read MoreRead Less
Media: Metal/precious
Category: Jewelry

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