- These unique earrings were handmade using traditional metalsmithing techniques and the lost wax casting process. Handmade in Chicago.
Earring Posts are 0.925 Sterling Silver.
All brass is nickel free.
- Therese KuempelTherese Kuempel is a metalsmith and sculptor based in Chicago. She received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she studied sculpture, metalsmithing, and both large and small scale metal casting. Her jewelry is handmade in her Chicago studio/home where she aims to create well-crafted designs that are both unique and empowering to the wearer. Designed with strong, clean lines, her jewelry is inspired by humans, outer space, geometry, and psychedelia.
Holiday Return & Exchange Policy
Extended returns and exchanges thru 1/15/24:
Tender Loving Empire accepts all fully packaged, unused and undamaged merchandise for returns or exchanges from purchases between 11/20/23 - 12/31/23.
An itemized receipt is required for all returns and exchanges. Any returns without receipt will be subject to manager approval. All sale items are final sale.
For online purchases, we accept fully packaged, unused and undamaged merchandise for returns within 30 days from the date of purchase.
If you'd like to exchange or return an item you've purchased online, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.