LAST POSTING DATES For smaller items sent 1st class orders need to be in by the end of Wed 19th Dec. For more expensive items sent by special delivery orders need to be made by end of Friday 21st Dec.
I happily take commissions and have a stash of stones /fordite for you to choose from. I ship using Royal Mail's 'first class signed for' or 'special delivery', it should arrive the day after shipping. If you wish to return an item please inform me within 14 days of receiving it, you pay the postage for sending it back but I refund the initial postage.
These drop earrings feature oblongs of subtly banded fordite hanging beneath a square stud top in sterling silver finished with a silver post and large scroll. The fordite is bezel set in sterling silver and has a distorted bullseye in white, grey, silver and black with a single ring of bright yellow, the setting is open backed so you can see the different pattern on the back.
So what is fordite? Well its cured car paint that built up in the old manual spray booths at car plants layer by layer as each vehicle was painted. I believe this particular material came from either Ford's Hazelwood or Kansas City plant in the 2000's. (The colours are consistent with the range for transit vans during that period which would explain all the white). The painting method that produced fordite has been phased out for much safer and efficient methods so no (or very little) fordite is produced and it is becoming increasingly difficult to source so if you are a petrol head I'd get some whilst you can. I cut a lot of my fordite myself (but not the pair in these earrings) so if you like the idea but not this piece drop me a message and we can discuss me making you that extra special piece.
Drop from stud post approx 1 3/8 inches, total design about 1 1/2 inches by 3/8 inches, the large scrolls have a sterling silver centre and plastic surround, if you would prefer standard scrolls let me know. Comes gift boxed.
Shipping & delivery
This item will be posted to you by Sasha Garrett within 3 days of receiving payment.
|Shipping destination||Cost||Additional items|
|USA and Canada||£12.50||£0.00|
You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.
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