Monday, March 10, 2008

Star of the East

After such a long hiatus, I've got a great Etsy find to share today. StaroftheEast creates the most beautiful jewelry from objects from the sea. The one that caught my eye the most is this gorgeous sea urchin white ring.

Here is what the creator says about how she makes them:

"Living in Turkey has some big advantages, like the beautiful abandoned beaches with just you, the sea and the blue sky. During our long beach walks, we often find all kind of treasures as sea urchins and shells.
This ring is one of the treasures born of our findings. We clean the sea urchins, fill them with polyurethane foam and cover them with epoxy to make them strong and shiny. We used silver colored thread to adorn the sea urchin and a glass rhinestone in the centre to finish the piece."

I just love everything in this shop. Very original and very pretty.

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