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Sterling Silver and Resin Small Circle Dangle Earrings Embedded with Coral Marine Plastic by Leanne Allison Designs

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Super cute eco-friendly small coral coloured circle dangle earrings. Supporting ethical and sustainable fashion has never been more stylish!As part of my commitment to sustainability, these earrings are made with a combination of recycled sterling silver, eco friendly plant based resin and microplastics (also known as marine or ocean plastic) collected from a local beach. By repurposing and incorporating microplastics into the design, I contribute to reducing plastic waste and promote eco-conscious fashion.The ear wires have been hand forged by me from recycled sterling silver wire. Each resin circle is also handcrafted and the microplastics have been individually placed in the resin.They are handmade by me using whatever marine plastic I have on hand. This differs all the time and is based on what I am able to collect from my local beach.I also don’t pop any bubbles that appear in the resin because I think it gives it adds to the ‘ocean’ look and feel of the earrings.For this pair of earrings the back face is smooth and on the front face you can feel the marine plastic.MATERIALS– Resin Circle – Eco Friendly Plant Based Resin and Microplastics – Ear Wires – Sterling SilverSIZES– Total Length – 35mm – Resin Drop Width – 15 mm For every piece of microplastic jewellery sold, two dollars will be donated to the Sea Turtle Foundation to protect the world’s turtles, and two dollars will be donated to Sea Shepherd to help their efforts to protect the world’s oceans, marine life, and beaches.
I am a self-taught silversmith who uses traditional techniques and unconventional materials to create beautiful handmade jewellery. Driven by a desire to create designs that were not only visually appealing but also kind to the environment, recycling, upcycling, and using ethically sourced and eco-friendly materials became the foundations of my artistic process. I even fossick for my own gemstones!
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Leanne Allison Designs

Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Jewellery

Hi there! I’m Leanne, an ethical artisan whose love of expressing myself through various artistic mediums and a passion for the environment combined to create Leanne Allison Designs. I rediscovered my love for jewellery making about 15 years after picking up my first set of pliers and decided to teach myself more about the craft. When I faced a period of illness that led to me leaving my job I turned to my creativity as a source of solace and a means to support myself financially. Equipped with my skills and a strong sense of purpose, (and an eagerness to not starve to death) I transformed my passion into a business. I believe in making a difference. I not only create jewellery that is beautiful but also raises awareness about our environmental footprint. And I donate to causes that help look after our planet.