Guitar String Earrings - Ochre by Leslie Schott
Working Cord Studio
Do you have an “ear” for music? Then show off your love of music on your ears with a pair of guitar string earrings! Every pair is as unique as your musical taste. These earrings are tightly wound guitar strings with clear glass beads, oval banana Bakelite bead, looking-glass bead, wood bead, small silver cubes threaded through and secured with gold wire. It’s an excellent gift idea for the musician, music lover, or music teacher on your shopping list and should be a “big hit!”
Dimensions: 1 1/2” diameter
Artist Statement: As a break from doing a lot of work on a computer, I started doing macrame and designing jewelry to counterbalance technology with hand-crafts. I love losing track of time concentrating on what I’m doing and getting lost in it.
My greatest influence is things from the past (colors, trends, packaging.) I upcycle materials for my jewelry using old discarded guitar strings and beads from broken vintage jewlery usually found at auctions or estate sales. I buy my macrame cord new but include driftwood, drum sticks, croquet mallets, and copper tubes in my pieces. I also make a variety of smaller items (like key fobs and ornaments) from the scraps.
Bio: I have been a full-time employed graphic designer for over 20 years. Most of those years has been spent designing CDs and LPs for musicians and DVDs for filmmakers.
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