The earrings are made from actual maple leaves that are encased in copper. No two leaves are alike, so there will likely be slight variations between them. The patina on these earrings have purplish and rose colors. The maple seed has purplish and rose colors and comes with a 32 inch self-tie black cord. These make a wonderful set. These distinctive fruits are called samaras, “maple keys”, “helicopters”, or even “whirlybirds. Whatever they are called, they make wonderful pendants! Really fun!
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The size of these larger maple earrings is: .625 inches wide by inches in length. The wires are made with surgical steel. The maple seed or samara is .5 in wide and 2.25 inches in length. These earrings and samara are botanical specimens that has been electroformed (electroplated) in copper for several hours and were finished with several layers of handmade patinas and sealed to protect the finish.