tabito : sugar tong earrings
These intricate and unique earrings were repurposed from silver plated sugar tongs, embellished with silver beads and quartz, giving the effect of a pearl emerging from its shell. Each component was selected for its beauty, to create a composition alive with history and artistry.
made in Belgium
materials : silver plated sugar tong, silver beads, quartz, silver earring hooks
approximate measurements :
• length 2cm
• width 2cm
Archaeologists of overlooked beauty, Tabito restore lost artefacts of daily life from a forgotten past. Pieces in this collection have been meticulously assembled from vintage and antique machinery parts, jewellery findings, semi-precious stones and industrial ephemera collected in Japan and throughout Europe, to bring you a little piece of history to wear and treasure. Every unique piece is constructed in this husband and wife’s Belgium workshop.