guinea pig earrings I bought several kinds of studs and hooks. I had ideas on what I wanted to make for dangle earrings. However, my fingers couldn't seem to create what I dreamed up. I love wearing hook earrings, but I seemed to be better at making stud earrings.
I was about to give up making a dangle guinea pig earring until I hit upon the idea to have them holding something. Carrots seemed appropriate. I know Boadicea and Wedgwood would agree.
They're fairly heavy - at least compared to the little earrings I usually wear. At nearly an inch tall, there's a good chunk of Sculpey in them. I made two attempts at a smaller version, but the guinea pigs refused come together until they were this size. It's funny how artwork can take on a life of its own: they were this size or not at all. I wasn't going to win this argument.
I am simply happy to have finally made a pair like this after so many failed attempts.