These earrings in the shape of corn dollies are of bronze coloured wire and contain a pale blue glass pearl bead. Corn dollies were traditionally called Harvest Trophies and were made using the last of the corn at harvest time. Corn dolly earrings area tribute to this ancient and worldwide practice. Length 3cm.
I am a scientist who has taken to the creative life after leaving academia. I really enjoy working with my hands and practice a number of crafts in addition to making jewellery. These include sewing, crochet, leatherwork, restoring furniture and clay sculpture. I am a member of the Guild of Jewellery Designers and Makers, and sell many of my products directly at Artisans and Re-enacters Markets, as well as medieval events.