Sweet stud earrings from So Young Park showcasing several traditional metalsmithing techniques. Silver cups have been oxidized, etched, studded with pearls and embellished using a traditional Korean gold technique called "Keum-boo".
Approximately 0.9" wide
Silver, 24K gold leaf, freshwater pearl
So Young Park is a South Korean artist living and working in the US. Park has found the seaside village of her childhood to be an endless source of inspiration for her masterful organic designs. Using various traditional metal smithing techniques, her works exude desire, hope and the power of life. Park has been featured at SOFA Chicago, SOFA New York and in the Lark Books, 1000 Rings, 500 Brooches, and 500 Gemstone Jewelry among others.