delicate spite #27


So over the summer I was NOT in a good place. I was burnt out, nothing was getting done, everything on my body hurt, & it was too hot to EXIST. Not much choice about the existing part, so I sat in my comfy chair, channeled the spite that’s three-quarters of what keeps me going from one day to the next, & made earrings about it.

A LOT of earrings.

I wasn’t in the mood for hammering, so they’re all made from nice light wire. I had a bunch of beads I just wanted to get rid of, so I used those. & I kept making variations & variations on a theme, cos that’s all I had brain for. They’re small & simple & delicate, not my usual style, but see also: brain.

Sometimes, all you can do is survive. Sometimes you’ve got JUST enough extra to survive, & then make earrings about it.

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• the copper wire is from my brother-in-law, who used to fix diesel generators for a living • to him, it’s scrap • to me, it’s YAY FREE WIRE

• all the lil glass pony beads are leftovers from an SCA project a while back

• all the bigger beads came from various necklaces i acquired in various places & then took apart • that’s how THAT goes

• I opened a bag of cheapass earwires to make a pair for my mom for her birthday • & then kept making earrings til the bag was empty

it's this big:

• each earring is 1 1/8″ tall

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