World’s tiniest earrings

Ok, so at about 4mm they’re not record breaking, but I couldn’t find earring findings with trays any smaller. Cedar ply with an MDF core, engraved with cuneiform signs (the star sign translates as “god/ess”, the other one is “mother”).
Earring cards also made on the GF! Having lots of fun designing packaging to eat into my stache of Amazon boxes…coughpandemicshoppingcough

Edit: just realized there are three designs here, not two! The one that starts with a triangle shape can mean several things, including “queen” and “sister”.



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Nice earrings, and a very compelling presentation.

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Thank you!
They’re (obviously) not terribly impressive, technically speaking, but I think they’re pretty.

Lovely designs, the meaning behind them is special.

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Very nice

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Love the wordplay!

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They are pretty. The engraving really pops.

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To me there has always been something particularly artistic about the geometry of cuniform.

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Super fun!

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Terrific work! Great theme, too! The cuniform will certainly be a conversation starter for those who get that close to the wearer’s ears to see them! “What nice lobes you have - oooh is that the cuniform symbol for sister? - Nice!”

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Very impressive.

Keep creating

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These look really nice!

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It is beautiful, isn’t it? I want to try and find a way to use it to make pictures as is done with Arabic calligraphy, but because it’s so linear I think I might struggle!

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:rofl: I’m expecting them to eventually show up at a few Assyriological conferences.

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I see a challenge… Thanks

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I have lots of center holes from Mandalas…who knew I could’ve been using them all along?

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Wow! There is something for everyone in this word! Just out of curiosity - what happens at such a conference?

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Great way to use up scraps as well!

Regarding the earring backs, have you tried Rio Grande? They have glue on stainless earring backs going down in size all the way to 1.5mm. They also have sterling silver and gold ones.

https://www.riogrande.com/product/Stainless-Steel-Ear-Post-with-15mm-Pad/631020

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Primarily presenting/watching others present research, and attending workshops. Also drinking much coffee and catching up with friends!

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!! I hadn’t thought of Rio Grande, thank you! I haven’t used them in years.

The design was definitely born from my desire to get rid of some scrap :grin:

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