chimalli III / earrings / cherry
chimalli is the nahuatl work for shield. shields were used by the aztecs for protection during war and were decorated with colorful feathers from many different birds
earring design made from 1/8" cherry wood planks
double-sided etch design
hand finished with a non-toxic urethane gel
final size: 2.5" dia.
design: the ancestors
laser cutting: 2ndwnd