These unique earrings were handmade using traditional metalsmithing techniques and the lost wax casting process. Handmade in Chicago by Therese Kuempel. Made with nickel free brass on sterling silver earring posts.
MEET THE MAKER
Therese Kuempel is a metal smith and sculptor based in Chicago. After studying sculpture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, she learned metal smithing, sheet metal fabrication, and the lost wax casting process that she uses to make her designs. She makes her pieces by creating a prototype in wax, molding the wax sculpture, and casting the designs in brass.