About the Item
Tiny gingko leaves dangle from these gold-filled earrings.
1.5" (38mm) long and .75" (20mm) wide.
About the Artist
Metalsmithing is a second career for Blackwell, after a 40-year career as a professional musician. In retirement, she started exploring visual art in metalsmithing. She has loved studying stylistic periods in visual arts just as she had earlier studied these periods from the music perspective. Much of Blackwell's work is botanical and organic in subject, with more recent abstract explorations. She credits her study at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for encouraging her work and providing a foundation for her development of a body of work and the establishment of her jewelry business, Berkshire Creations.
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Donated By Deitra Blackwell