Angel Ivy Pearls - Silver and Pearl earrings - Abney Park Collection 2020
  • Angel Ivy Pearls - Silver and Pearl earrings - Abney Park Collection 2020

    £80.00Price

    There are fewer more peaceful or atmospheric places in London than Abney Park Cemetery in Stoke Newington. The overgrown woodland, a resting place of thousands of "dissenters" from Victorian times. With my love of all things beautiful in decay, as well as lichens and mosses and "palimpsest" (the past bleeding through into the present) this is one of my favourite places for a walk of discovery into the lives of those at rest here. I enjoy taking photos as I discover angels and statues, celtic crosses, carved lions and passion-flowers, lilies and clasped hands, all waiting for the first signs of resurrection. It's only the ivy over their graves that is holding them down.

     

    This pair of oxidised silver and baroque pearl earrings were inspired by my visits here, and the way the ivy reclaims the stones. I have imprinted my own ivy leaves on the triangular studs. I love the contrast of the darkened silver against the translucency of these pear shaped Baroque pearls. These were made for your afternoon walk in the woods.

     

    Dimensions: 

    Total drop: 25mm

    Materials: Sterling silver and cultured Baroque pearls

    Supplied with two oxidised sterling silver butterflies.

     

    Your earrings will be gift boxed, ready to give. Postage and packing are included in the price and I will post these to you Royal Mail, First Class Recorded Delivery. Thank you

     

    • Aftercare:

      Please only clean these earrings with a soft cloth. Do not immerse them in silver cleaner as this will damage the pearls and also remove the oxidisation of the silver that gives them their gunmetal colouring. Do not wear when showering or washing your hair as the pearls are natural creations and do not like detergents which will take away their shine or "nacre". Thank you.

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