These earrings were made by encasing real Redwood Cones in recycled copper. Its a process we do in the studio called electroforming.
Here is a small snippet about Redwood trees from Wikipedia:
Sequoia sempervirens is the sole living species of the genus Sequoia in the cypress family Cupressaceae. Common names include coast redwood, coastal redwood and California redwood. It is an evergreen, long-lived, monoecious tree living 1,200–1,800 years or more
Electroforming is a process where we take copper from a sacrificial anode and deposit it onto our organic material using an electrical current. There really are Redwood cones in these earrings.
They come shipped in a Kraft gift box for sweet gift giving and safe shipping.
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Due to the natural form of leaves, each item is different. These earrings are completely handmade. Any imperfections are not to be seen as defects, but unique qualities of using natural leaves, recycled or reclaimed metals and buying handmade. Because of this your item may not look identical to the one shown, but it will be equally beautiful.
Do not sleep, exercise, or shower in your jewelry. Keep it in a safe place like a jewelry box when not wearing it. Try not to throw it in a drawer or purse, as that can cause jewelry to break or become tangled. Items can break or crack with force. Jewelry can be fragile. Please treat it with care.