Unusual in every way, from her Plains background to her childhood in New Zealand, training in Santa Fe, and her current residence, there, this artist has a totally individual artistic vision.
These delicate beauties are typical of her ethereal style and expert technique.
Her work is dainty, feminine, precise, with beautiful uncommon stones, and a bit of wit
Here, sterling silver supports glowing green peridots, and sparkling, faceted green tourmalines and purple amethysts – all natural.
The materials are the same, but Shawn’s whimsical artistry makes each earring different, yet totally compatible.
The sea-green peridot cabochons are almost the same: one is round, the other, oval.
They are each placed on a brushed sterling silver box, with three tiny dots sitting on top.
However, one box is round, and the other, is triangular.
Similarly, the delicate silver wire designs that dangle from these tops are different.
Under the round top, the next element is a triangle, with teensy silver dots on the center bar; under the triangular top, it is a circle with the minute dots on the outside.
And this asymmetry continues on down, finishing with the glittering, faceted stones that swing prettily at the bottom.
One earring ends in a wisp of a silver triangle, from which three stones are suspended – two tourmalines and one, rich purple amethyst.
The other earring is even slightly shorter, with one pale green tourmaline and one amethyst, hanging from a pair of small circles.
These natural stones are all faceted, and form a lovely palette of soft greens and purple.
Exquisitely delicate, small in scale, and remarkably pretty, these earrings are delightful with the most casual, as well as dressy, clothes.