Handcrafted Wooden Jewelry, Spalted Oak Earrings

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Project by woodjewelry posted 1425 days ago 3265 views 16 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This pair of earrings was handcrafted from spalted Oak. The wood was found on the ground in a local forrest The grain pattern of this wood gives them a really unique look. The main difficulty in this project was finding a piece of the wood that had really good spalting but wasn’t too punky(almost all the log).

The beads are amber coloured glass.

The earrings are finished with 3 coats of hand applied tung oil and a fourth coat of bee’s wax. The Wire was hand formed and epoxied in to the wooden drops.

-- Mark, Lithuania,

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#1 posted 1425 days ago

Very cool earrings! I love the wire loops at the top, they really make the piece stand out.

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#2 posted 1425 days ago

I don´t go with earrings lol
but they look great from here


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#3 posted 1425 days ago

Wow these are super cool great job.

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#4 posted 1425 days ago

These are so beautiful.

-- Karen and Bill

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#5 posted 1425 days ago

They are very nice, You got them to match really well too, great job. I have to make some kind of jewelry for the wood lathe club I’m in so I might keep something like this in mind.

-- RStadler

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#6 posted 1425 days ago

Just beautiful.
I love how you made the wire loops it really adds a little extra to make them go from nice to great.
Thanks for showing us, Might just have to go and look in the shed to see what I have got now!

-- Theresa,

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#7 posted 1423 days ago

Unique earrings. I like them a lot

-- Norman

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#8 posted 1422 days ago

Wonderful, almost makes me want to wear them…...

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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#9 posted 1422 days ago

Nice! is all the metal at the top sterling silver?

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#10 posted 1383 days ago

Atom Jack, no just silver plate.

-- Mark, Lithuania,

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#11 posted 1219 days ago

I looked at the photos before reading the description and thought the design looked Latvian. I remember my grandma having jewelry with a similar style. I guess I almost got it right…

-- Tony -

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#13 posted 1201 days ago

Thank for all your kind comments:-)

I have just posted a little description of how I go about making my wooden jewelery here:

-- Mark, Lithuania,

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#14 posted 231 days ago

Sorry I missed these beauties the first time around !
They look awesome : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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