These matisse inspired earrings are part of the ‘Éphémère’ collection. As I began designing for this collection, I knew that I wanted to use color and light as the basis for design. It seemed natural to turn to Matisse and other Fauvist painters as inspiration because of their use of color as the foundation for expressive paintings. Color, line and form created loose interpretations of light and space, while Matisse’s cut-outs were an appreciation of form and composition.
About the Brand
Founded by Meredith Christine and Michael Murphy, Fool’s Gold set out to elevate ethical and accessible materials into a modern line of products. The brand draws its inspiration from art, music, design and sustainability. Each item, concept or idea exists in unity with both people and the planet. Each Fool’s Gold jewelry piece is meticulously handmade. All jewelry is made to order and production time can take up to 5-10 business days.
Ethics + Sustainability
Fool’s Gold was born from a belief that design and sustainability can, and should, exist in harmony. We focus on four main areas. (read more here)
- Made to Order / No Waste – We make each item to order to reduce waste throughout our entire production process, and we’re committed to finding a use for each remnant from our studio.
- Slow Fashion – We believe in thoughtful design, from initial idea to when you hold it in your hands.
- Sourcing – We are committed to continually searching for better and more sustainable raw materials.
- Giving Back – Each year we partner with organizations and charities that are doing crucial work worldwide to promote human rights, sustainability and earth conservation.
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