Hand Forged Sterling Silver Hoop Earrings

Hand Forged Sterling Silver Hoop Earrings

These glitzy sterling silver hoops are made from recycled sterling silver that has been melted, poured into an ingot that's about a quarter inch thick and two inches long.  Using large tongs with teeth, Lynsey then hand pulls the ingot through smaller and smaller holes in a draw plate until she has a wire that is thin enough for the hoops and as long as her garage!  The hoops are soldered, hammered and polished to a beautiful shine.  These hoops are truly an outfit staple and a must have!  They are about 2 1/4 inches long, 1 3/4 inches wide and feel weightless in your ears.

Caring For your Jewelry:
Sterling silver, copper & bronze naturally oxidize over time when exposed to air and other corrosive chemicals, including but not limited to, lotions, perfumes, chlorinated or salted water. In addition, wearing your jewelry while bathing is not recommended as the water vapor and chemicals in the water will speed up tarnishing.
Should your jewelry require cleaning, you may use a liquid soap (such as Dawn dishwashing liquid) mixed with water. Rub gently and pat your jewelry dry with a soft cloth. Jewelry should be completely dry prior to storage. You may polish this piece with a soft jeweler's cloth made for sterling silver or by dipping it in silver cleaner.