Douglas Fir Bark Hoop Earrings
These lovely earrings are made from Douglas Fir bark pieces cast in sterling silver. From a distance, they might look like regular hoop earrings, but up close you’ll see just how special the bark texture really is.
Douglas Fir trees are everywhere in the Pacific Northwest. On the coast, they commonly live at least 500 years. They are often planted in reforestation efforts throughout the region—and for good reason, they’re hardy and lovely evergreens. The artist found these sprigs without needles and loved the knobby texture.
- Material: recycled sterling silver
- Finish: oxidized
- 2.5” x .5"
- Post backs
April Ottey is a Port Townsend, WA based jewelry artist whose work explores the transformative power of nature. She focuses on the intricate details of the natural world—the architecture, texture, and shape of natural artifacts—in order to draw attention to the beauty surrounding us that we too often overlook.