The earrings you'll reach for every day, because they look awesome with everything. Handmade in sterling silver.
Every pair of these beauties start out as nothing more than a sheet of silver. Using a jewelers saw, each shape is created, then imprinted with a "palm" pattern using a rolling mill. The earrings are then oxydized and selectively polished to make the pattern POP.
Sterling silver with a brushed finish and sterling silver ear wires. We also include rubber earring back with these hoops, to make sure they stay securely in your ears!
Everything Queens Metal makes starts from raw materials -- sheets of silver and copper, lengths of metal tube and wire, and chunks of jewelers wax. From there, they use traditional metalsmithing techniques -- sawing, forming, soldering -- to bring their designs to life.
Queens Metal is their rallying cry to women everywhere. They want their jewelry to remind women that jewelry should be fun, outrageous, and joyful. They want them to feel empowered when they try on something from the Queens Metal collection.
New Orleans Artist and Designer Krista DeJoseph has been at the helm of Queens Metal since 2006. She studied jewelry making in New York, NY, Chiapas, Mexico, and the Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina.
In Spring, 2014 Krista opened the jewelry and lifestyle store Tooth & Nail Trading Co, on historic Magazine Street in New Orleans, LA.