These Salatia Keum-boo Earrings are one of a kind. Made with solid, sterling silver seashells that have been tumbled by the ocean for so long, the force of the ocean starts to permeate through the tough shell and make a beautiful, unique, honeycomb-like texture. The worn shell is adorned with 24k gold in the ancient Korean art called keum-boo; the process of bonding a layer of 24k gold to sterling silver. Accented with 18 karat gold and sterling handmade chain dripping from the shell and 18 karat gold earwires. The sterling silver is oxidized to give it beautiful depth with it’s darkened, deep gunmetal color.