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Tiny Book Earrings - Red
                Varigated
 
These are the earrings for book lovers, readers and writers.
Each pair is made individually
and is one of a kind.

I handcrafted the tiny books,
which measure a half inch on each side, and assembled the earrings using beads recycled from discarded jewelry and metallic thread.
Back to the Top Tiny Book Earrings - Red
                Varigated, open book view

The books are real books with pages that actually turn. 
The pages themselves are tiny pieces of the pages of a discarded Jane Austen novel. 
Back to the Top Tiny Book Earrings - Red
                Varigated, back view
The covers are scraps of my decorative paper, a copy onto card stock of my own watercolor painting. 
I bound the books using a glue-based, drum-fold binding technique.

Back to the Top Tiny Book Earrings - Red
                Varigated, signature medallion

At the back of each book I have inscribed one of my
signature medallions,
 which also states the year I made the earrings.
 
Back to the Top Tiny Book Earrings - Red
                Varigated, < 2"

The photo to the left shows the length of the earrings,
less than 2".
Back to the Top Tiny Book Earrings
                - Red Varigated, modeled

This is a photo of the earrings in use.