Our 'Made-to-Order' deadline for pre-Christmas delivery has passed but we have lots of
'Ready to Ship' items in stock! Order before 15 December, 2021 for delivery within Australia.

Pieces of Eight // Pieces of Summer, Explore our Gift Guide
  • Your cart is empty

    Free Shipping in Australia

    Beneath the Surface Citrine Earrings
    Beneath the Surface Citrine Earrings

    Beneath the Surface Citrine Earrings

    Luke Maninov Hammond

    "To create these earrings, carefully detailed sterling silver pieces are depletion gilded, a time-consuming process requiring repeated heating and cleaning. The result of this process is an outer coat of fine white silver. Bringing these pieces to high-temperature once more, it is possible, by applying enough pressure, to fuse 24ct gold onto their surfaces - a technique known as keum-boo.

    These earrings combine this technique with the beautiful orange and purples of faceted ametrines. Inspired by the microscopic worlds beneath the surface of the sea and our skin, these earrings celebrate nature's hidden beauty."

    Sterling silver with 8 x 6mm citrines and 24ct yellow gold keum-boo and patina
    20mm x 20mm x 5mm

    Care notes: Selected parts of this piece have been specially treated to help preserve the patina and plating. Please take of this piece to help ensure its appearance lasts. Avoid beauty & cleaning products and harsh chemicals. To clean, wash gently with warm water and a detergent free soap. Do not use an ultrasonic cleaner.

    This item will be made to order by the artist; please allow approximately four weeks.
    Prices listed are a guide only and may vary depending on the size and materials used.
    If there are any changes to the price or estimated delivery time,
    we'll contact you within three business days to confirm.


    At this time, we're only able to accept online orders up to $10,000 AUD.



    Your browser needs a bit of a polish.

    Browse Happy can help you update your browser. Its fast and free and makes your web browsing more secure.

    +613 9663 3641 / info@piecesofeight.com.au

    Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10am-6pm
    Saturday 11am-5pm

    Shop our online store 24/7