Actual ginkgo leaves are painted with layers of Finesilver paste. Approximately five layers are applied and dried in between each layer. When the leaves are completely dry they are totally fired. The leaf catches fire burns out the leaf and the clay. The fine silver leaf imprint remains. A liver of sulphur patina was applied and sterling silver ear wires. The Gingko leaves are from Manito park in Spokane, Washington.Drop, dead gorgeous!
Fine Silver Ginko Leaf Earrings