These handcrafted cicada wings add a lovely nature element to your wardrobe. I crafted this cicada wing from a cicada I collected near Dallas, TX after the end of its life cycle. Each wing dangles with delicate movement from handmade ear wires.
Wing measures approximately 1-1/2"L x 1/2"W
Total earring length is approximately 2"L
Select between sterling silver or bronze cicada wings.
Sterling silver wings have an oxidized (darkened) patina and hang on sterling silver handmade French style ear wires - 100% .925 sterling silver
Bronze wings have a matte/satin kiln patina finish and dangle from 14K gold-filled handmade French style ear wires.
*Bronze is composed of 90%copper and 10%tin and is nickel free.
Each piece is molded, cut and crafted by hand using metal clay from a mold I made from a real cicada wing and then is kiln fired and finished to this beautiful and unique solid metal piece of jewelry.
As with any handmade item, variations are to be expected and enjoyed!
*14K gold-filled is an actual layer of 14 carat gold - pressure bonded onto a base metal. It is not gold-plate - it has more gold than gold-plating, will not flake off and is far more valuable and tarnish resistant.
*If this item is out of stock, it will take approximately 2 weeks to create.