chimalli III / acrylic / gold
chimalli is the nahuatl word for shield. shields were used by the mexica for protection during war and were decorated with colorful feathers
earring design made from 1/8” gold mirror acrylic
hand-formed 14k rose gold-filled earring wire
final size: 2.5" dia.
design: the ancestors
laser cutting/hand-form wire: 2ndwnd