Desert Varnish Earrings
Betsy & Iya
- Double the triangle, double the fun. These dangling shape-within-a-shape earrings are best when given all the attention (so go ahead, tie up your hair!). Made of oxidized brass focal pieces on hand-formed sterling silver-filled ear wires. Triangles about 1 1/2" long.
betsy & iya started in 2008 in a coffeeshop with a notebook, a bright red pencil, and nothing to lose. Among scribbles and coffee stains, the words “jewelry making” appeared in that notebook. Betsy wrote it down, thought about it for a while, and then she made some jewelry. And it worked, so she did it some more. Now they're a handcrafted institution in Portland, OR, regularly designing and creating some of the city's most popular works.