Elytra Gold and Brown Earrings

John Moore
Elytra Gold and Brown Earrings
18kt gold and brown aluminium earrings (reversible)
7 cm long
Elytra is the entomological name for beetle wings, which inspired this collection. Multiple elytra, made from dyed, anodised aluminium, are clustered together to form overlapping patterns that remind us of fish scales,  flower petals and bird feathers. Earrings can be suspended upside down, causing the elytra to flare outwards, like an open pinecone.

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