Criss cross ceramic circle
Flat circle with a criss cross design drawn in on wet clay, then blue and green glaze detail once its been fired. Finished with handmade copper findings.
Each one of my earrings is hand crafted and individual. I start by rolling and cutting out the earthenware clay, enjoying the freedom of creating different shapes. Once I have smoothed the edges the clay is left to dry (thankfully this is a bit quicker than with big pots!) and then fired. Then comes the fun of choosing the colours – bold mixtures!
Once the earrings are fired I hand make each earring finding, loops and hooks to best suit the shape. I use bare copper which naturally oxidises over time, giving it a lovely rustic look which really makes the ceramics pop.
They are 8cm long, including the 3cm copper hook.