In the center of the village of Lacoste sits an ancient Campanile, or bell tower, whose hourly chimes are heard even across the sea. When Kristen heard those bells, she would close her eyes and picture home, where the basilica of St. John rings out its song over the city of Savannah
The Campanile Earrings are inspired by the structure of the belltower. Three stacked cobblestone-shaped frames in different sizes and arrangements evoke the tower’s shape. A single handcrafted lavender fleur, a staple of this collection, blooms through the cracks.
The Bonjour Belle Collection is a whimsical recollection of Kristen’s magical summer spent as an artist in residence in Lacoste, France. Gather vibrant flowers from the provincial market. Duck behind ancient arched doorways for an elusive embrace. Brush fingertips against castle walls laced with fragile blooms, and gaze at the lush valley below. Here in her Savannah studio, Kristen brings her memories to life, melding southern imagination with a French fairytale.
These handcrafted earrings measure approximately 42mm in length, by 20mm at the widest point, for a total hang length of around 52mm. Gemstone options may be available upon request. For your convenience, rubber earring backs are included with these dangle/ear-wire style earrings. To ensure balance of comfort and secure placement of your earrings, we recommend always wearing your pieces with the provided earring backs.
At Kristen Baird® Jewelry, we use partially to fully recycled sterling silver. The 18K gold used is certified 100% recycled and the gemstones we use are carefully selected in line with our commitment to social responsibility. Each piece is precisely handcrafted in our Savannah, GA studio, using a metalsmithing process called reticulation. As proof of authenticity, each piece is stamped with the .925 quality mark and whenever possible, is signed/marked with the Kristen Baird® maker’s mark, prior to delivery.
Due to the natural characteristics of handcrafted designs, each piece may contain slight variances from the photos shown. These variances allow uniqueness in every creation, but never take away from the quality of work or the complexity of design.
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