Double Chain Cutout Antique Coin Earrings

Oh Dear Megan

$58.00 $25.00


These striking and unusual earrings are made from genuine antique decommissioned South African coins, not casts. Two delicate brass chains dangle at the base for added interest. Polished up they are given new life as unique jewelry, with a distinctly South African flair. Take a piece of history with you, wherever you go.

Specs

  • Crafted from antique South African coins and solid brass
  • Hanging length of these earrings is 4.13” (10.5 cm)
  • Coin is 0.98” (2.5 cm) at its widest point
  • Handmade in South Africa by artist Megan Fogarty

Artist Bio

 

Oh Dear Megan is a small Cape Town-based jewelry design studio, founded by Megan Fogarty, who studied Jewelry design at Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Her talent is for seeing beauty in the old and forgotten bits and bobs, including antique South African coins, buttons and badges. These pieces are given new life as unique jewelry, with a distinctly South African flair. Each ring or necklace is made from original decommissioned coins or vintage buttons, not casts, so you are taking a genuine a piece of South African history with you, wherever you may go. Since the launch of the ODM label in 2010, the brand has grown and Megan’s work has been featured in numerous publications, including South African Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Marie Claire, Elle, House & Leisure and O Magazine.


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