This earrings are made from copper cents. The earrings are very light making them great to wear daily
Two Cents dark colors are obtained by copper’s natural oxidation and colors may vary as every piece is unique.
The back is made from non allergic metal.
More information: copper is covered with a thin layer of acrylic to prevent oxidation. Acrylic can be damaged by alcohol, acetone and acids.
TWO CENTS is a minimalistic jewelry series made from copper cents. For one earring a cent is heated up and passed between two revolving steel cylinders – like letting a train roam over it. A circle becomes an ellipse as the material stretches. Sille Luiga is an Estonian jewelry artist. At the moment she studies at the Estonian Academy of Art. For years now she has been developing a design jewelry series called TWO CENTS under a brand name SILE LUIK Jewelry.