Bonbon Oiseau

Sea Change earrings

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Bright, bold (like you), and very big, these are statement earrings, 2 x 3 inch hoops with antique French turn-of-the-century glass beads in Aegean green, matte black, pure white, pale shades of blue, lilac and grey and apricot on sterling silver wire, hand-formed. A perfect enhancement to this entire collection.

About this Piece
-2 x3 inch earrings, handmade in my NYC workshop.
-One-of-a-kind
-Small-Run, Limited Edition pieces (that come with discounts if you want more than one!), made with rare early 20th c. beads from Europe, Africa and Afghanistan, a percentage of the sales from this collection will be sent to support the work of The White Helmets, a humanitarian civilian-run search and rescue organization in Aleppo, Syria.

The Bonbon Story
I've been drawn to antique and vintage beads for as long as I can remember, collecting and culling from American trading posts to dusty French ateliers and markets. Antique beads are humble magical little things to me, evocative, alluring, sexy, hopeful. They are a connection to the imaginations, thought processes and careful workmanship of the hearts and hands of the past. They are the inspiration to create something new from something very old, to cherish all over again, to love and keep or love and share.