Danielle Barrie — 'Polka Studs' Earrings in Yellow Gold Plate
The Polka Studs are part of the Base Collection and are handmade from sterling silver milled in Australia. They are asymmetrical in style and have a matte finish.
Danielle Barrie is a jewellery designer and maker based in Adelaide/Kaurna Country. Barrie's distinctive geometric style incorporates asymmetric components, precious gemstones and pearls. She hand-working metal as a material to be both humbling and satisfying in equal measure.
Barrie aims to create work that the wearer will reach for regularly, as part of their daily ritual, forming part of their life and memories. Durability and wearability are essential to her works. While exploring the complex history of jewellery through using ancient skills rooted in craftsmanship she hopes to create playfully refined pieces that uplift and embolden the wearer. Barrie holds a Bachelor of Visual Art (Specialisation Jewellery and Metal) UniSA, (Adelaide), Jewellery and Metal Associate JamFactory, (Adelaide).
Material: sterling silver, 18ct yellow gold plating
Dimensions: 5 x 5 x 15mm