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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.

Long vintage fordite and sterling silver earrings

Long vintage fordite and sterling silver earrings
£175.00 1 Available
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Description

These extra long earrings feature elongated oblongs of stripy fordite which is bezel set in sterling silver and finished off with a post and scroll stud fitting (also sterling silver). The fordite has vertical stripes in cream, beige and taupe with occasional stripes of red, blue and yellow for an extra pop of colour, the colour palette is very vintage so these would appeal to a lover of all things retro. Fordite is lightweight so even though these earrings are long and eye catching they are comfortable to wear.
not come across fordte before? It is layers of paint that built up on rails in spray booths at car factories. The car panels were rested on rails during painting so that they could be easily slid into the curing ovens to bake the paint hard. This process means that the over spray that landed on the rails would slowly build up getting cured in between each layer forming a hard material which was sporadically removed. I've spent much time looking at old colour charts and believe this material to have come from a Cadillac factory in approx 1958 making this the oldest fordite I have in my stash. I cut and polish this material myself and you can see the rough in the first photo (not include in the sale). If you love old Cadillacs (and frankly who doesn't with those fins) but think these aren't the right earrings for you then drop me a message and if I have the rough left I can make you something smaller.
Measure approx 59mm drop by 10mm wide and comes in a gift box.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Sasha Garrett within 3 days of receiving payment.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £7.50 £0.00
Europe

Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Austria, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey

£11.50 £0.00
USA and Canada £12.50 £0.00

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