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Lavender Earrings - small
Lavender Earrings - small


 
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Lavender Earrings - small
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Product Code: 167

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These unique Lavender Glass Bead Earrings are individually sculpted by Pelindaba's Andrea Kiernan. Each intricate bead is handcrafted one at a time using colored glass rods and a torch fueled by oxygen and propane. After the bead is sculpted, it is properly annealed or set to cool slowly overnight in a digitally controlled kiln to ensure strength and durability. Finally, the beads are transformed into wearable pieces of art glass when they are strung with sterling silver wire, findings and Swarovski crystals.

The colors are inspired by actual lavender varieties. The main lavender bead portion of the earrings is approximately 3/4" length x 1/2" diameter and dangle from sterling silver lever back hook ear wires. Sold as a pair. Each piece arrives packaged in a protective gift box filled with Pelindaba's fragrant organic lavender buds.

You are purchasing a unique, copyrighted work of art - no two glass beads are exactly alike!

Andrea's lavender beads have been featured in several publications, most notably in Bead & Button, The Glass Bead, Bead Unique, Bead Style, Stringing magazine and LAMMAGA, a Japanese lampworking publication. Books have also included her work, such as Bedazzled: Where Beads and Inspiration Meet and Bead Review 3, a volume "encapsulating a year's worth of compelling interpretations from the contemporary art glass bead movement". As a member of the International Society of Glass Beadmakers, Andrea's work has been included in the Convergence exhibit as well as Perspectives, a traveling show of contemporary art glass beads which began in Corning, NY, then moved around the United States and is currently on display at The Kobe Museum in Japan.


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5 of 5 A Can't Miss Each Summer in the San Juans January 3, 2017
Reviewer: Peter from San Francisco, CA United States  
My family has been vacationing in the San Juans for the past 25 years.  About 20 years ago we discovered Pelindaba Farm on San Juan Island while biking with our very young children. We've back nearly every year since. A must see pilgramage each summer.  All of the products are high quality. Now that I have college age and beyond daughters these lavender earrings were a wonderful holiday gift for them.  They let them carry a bit of the San Juans around with them.

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