Material: Fine silver
*Fine silver has a millesimal fineness of 999. Also called pure silver, it is less and less used in jewellery making due to its soft feature that increases the difficulty in the making process. However, to respect the tradition in the region, artisans insist to use fine silver to create high-qualified pieces with exquisite technique.
Drop length: 6cm
The earring consists of traditional flowered pattern and string hangings. The petals are presented with both hollow and solid layers that are extraordinarily delicate.
Technique: Knitting skill is used to create this piece. It is one of the most skillful and patient work in the silversmithing process. Artisans need to twist two silver wires which are thinner than human hair and knit with the strand in the frame before welding. Through knitting, various linear decorations are presented, which are exquisite and exquisite. Miao silvermaking has been threatened to disappear and was inscribed in National Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
To care for silver jewelry, regularly clean with a soft cloth, avoiding harsh chemicals. Store in a cool, dry place, and remove during physical activities. Limit exposure to chemicals in beauty products, sulfur, and humidity to prevent tarnishing.
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