Foundational Connections Silver Hoop Earrings by Susan Wachler Jewelry
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Foundational Connections


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Foundational Connections

Product Description

Indulgently textured hoop earrings feature beautifully forged sterling silver hoops in these one of a kind art jewelry earrings. The imperfect and highly textured silver panels are forged, riveted and connected, allowing these hoop earrings to catch the light at every opportunity.

“ A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.“ -Albert Einstein

These hoop earrings are also inspired by the connections in our lives. Every step we take in life is built on the one before. Each experience is a building block to our future and all that it may be. With every breath we build the foundations of our lives, separate from one another, yet riveted and hardwired for connection. Hand forged sterling silver earrings with just the right amount of rough elegance. Textured living, holding on, finding the Oneness in our shared humanity. Knowing that wherever we are, however we get there, we can call to our ancestors for guidance and belonging. 

These one of a kind hoop earrings are completely hand fabricated from sterling silver, and feature a unique design. Each hoop ensemble attaches to to post earrings and then is fixed in place with the post back. Designed with ultimate versatility in mind, these dangles can be worn as accents with any pair of studs you own!   Hand made in my one person shop in Atlanta GA USA.

Note from the Artist

I made these sterling silver hoop earrings entirely by hand. I’m fascinated with the textures created by combining fusing, granulation, and forging. Each piece on my workbench is special, but with Foundational Connections I am inspired by the layers of experience that make us hardwired for connection.

Every experience we have shapes our nature, giving us the strength to achieve our wildest dreams, to overcome unexpected setbacks, and to endure life’s toughest conflicts. Overcoming obstacles and achieving long held dreams, our life is a montage of defining moments conquered and memories claimed. We see the reflection of these struggles in every person we meet. Each one of us walking the path of life, alone yet together in our shared humanity.

Probably one of the most rewarding things to create is handmade texture- and the texture in Foundational Connections is no exception. I always approach the creation of texture a bit like a mad scientist. The alchemy of fire, force, and metal is unpredictable and enthralling. Each hammer blow shapes the metal in a new direction. Each pass of a torch runs the risk of artistic implosion, where the metal could sink into a formless mass once more. The thrill of creation is echoed in the rush of artistic freedom with every moment, until the final texture is achieved. 

I hope you enjoy Foundational Connections.

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