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Rosarita Picnic Hoops

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One of a kind, 3.25”  handcrafted copper with sterling silver accent hoop earrings with bright red Rosarita  stones.. 


These are called picnic hoops because picnics are fun & free & a delight, & I hope to channel this energy in this design. Plus you’d look really good in them at a picnic...

Process:

I stamp & saw out all the flourishes, then solder everything together in several steps.

Once the soldering is complete, pieces are washed in warm, soapy water, then dried & brought through a series of buffs to polish is up. I use 4 different bristle discs, starting from hardest to softest, then I use a buff with polish. 
After this part, I go inside & put the tea kettle on & drop the nearly finished pieces into a ceramic bowl in which I also add a chunk of sulfur. Once the water is heated, I bring it all outside because it’d smell like a high school prank & no one wants a stink bomb in their house! The smell is worth it, though. The hot water activates the sulfur to patina the pieces darker. I let everything soak for several minutes, dump the water against the fence (don’t worry- it’s non toxic!), then rinse remainder dark eater off.

I put the blackened jewels in a tumbler with a special media that ultimately creates the desired look. This tumbler will run 9-12 hours/ overnight. In the morning I turn it off, dump into a strainer, pull out the pieces, dry them off, & gleefully bring them into my studio for my favorite part: stone setting! Once I set the stones, using between 2-5 different tools to do so (depending on the project)- the piece is complete! And here you go- you’re looking at a high quality labor of love. May you enjoy & wear in good health & happiness.

Gem sourcing + anti-slavery statement

The diamond industry has in the past been associated with conflict and exploitation, the industry has taken a number of pro-active steps to combat this, most notably in the form of the Kimberley Process (which certifies that diamonds originate from conflict free zones). Through our procurement and polishing division we are subject to rigorous requirements which set out the detailed standards that our procurement and polishing division is required to adhere to in order to maintain its status. Among other requirements there is a focus on supply chain management, provenance claims, child and forced labour and ethical standards generally.