Earrings by Katherine Richmond Short Drop earrings made using vintage book covers, with sterling silver ball, stud and scroll fitting. Handmade silver pin. Aged vintage bright red book cover front with embossed scroll pattern and cream/grey printed leaf pattern on reverse. Burnt coloured edge. Oxidised silver fitting. Limited edition. Designed and handmade by Katherine Richmond. Features Primary Material : paper Other Materials : sterling silver Length (mm) : 24 Fitting Type : Post or Stud Dimensions (mm) : 15mm x 11mm x 3mm One of a Kind : No Metal : sterling silver Hallmarked : No Wire Material : sterling silver Finish : oxidised silver Cleaning InstructionsThe papers used to make this item have been sealed with a protective lacquer, however due to the nature of the materials the item may change appearance over time and with wear. This is normal and to be expected of an item made using ephemeral materials. It is advisable to follow these instructions in order to avoid unnecessary damage, and to prolong the life and aesthetics of the work. Paper items to do not need cleaning. Only polished silver components such as chain, pins, and earring fittings may be cleaned with a suitable silver cleaning cloth.Do not dip any paper items in cleaning solution.Oxidised silver should not be cleaned with a cleaning cloth or silver cleaning products, as this may affect the patina and damage the seal.Avoid wearing or storing items containing paper in wet or damp conditions.