The Sullivan Elevator Grille Earrings were inspired by a wrought iron elevator door installed in the Chicago Stock Exchange building in 1893, designed by Louis Sullivan. In his 1924 book, A System of Architectural Ornament, Louis Sullivan compared the metamorphosis of a seed into a plant to the development of his basic design motifs into a full-scale architectural structure. This elevator door, in which repeated small shapes merge into larger forms to produce an intricate, energy-filled overall pattern, illustrates this idea. Tarnish resistant silver plated finish on brass with translucent sapphire bead. Hypoallergenic posts for pierced ears. Made in the USA. French hooks. Gift boxed with descriptive insert. Length: 2”.
The Sullivan Window Earrings were inspired by the interior windows in the Auditorium and Tower Building, designed by the firm of Adler & Sullivan between 1886 and 1889. Tarnish resistant electro-plated hematite finish on brass with pastel blue enamel and pale green bead. Hypoallergenic posts for pierced ears. Made in the USA. Gift boxed with descriptive insert. Length: 2.50”. Louis...
The Sullivan Stencil Earrings were inspired by the Schiller Theatre Building, designed by the firm Adler & Sullivan. At the time of its construction, it was among the tallest buildings in Chicago. Originally funded by German investors, it was projected to be used for German-language operas and cultural events. This earring design comes from a stencil used for decoration. Tarnish...
The art glass designs of Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie school are the inspiration for this Prairie Window Pendant Necklace from the Studio Line by Danforth Pewter. This necklace is crafted in lead free pewter alloy with a hand applied color palette of greens and blues. Length: 1.5". The pendant comes with a 17" sterling silver snake chain with a lobster claw clasp. Gift...
Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie school are the inspiration for these Prairie Window Earrings from the Studio Line by Danforth Pewter. These earrings are crafted in lead free pewter alloy with a hand applied color palette of greens and blues. Surgical stainless steel wires. Ht: 2.25" from top of ear wire to bottom of earring. Gift Boxed. These pieces are all handcrafted in Vermont.