December 9th, 2008
When you're in the midst of an accessorizing crisis and you have nowhere else to turn, sometimes you need to call in reinforcements.
Hey, what's that? It's a bird, it's a plane...it's a pair of water lily earrings
by Super Karin.
This little known hero is known to mere mortals as Karin Jacobson,
a Minneapolis-based jewelry designer, whose adventures can be followed in her catalogs. She works primarily in sterling silver and has become best known for sleek, minimalist designs with bright semi-precious gemstones.
Using her aesthetic powers for good, her new collection goes even more graphic. Inspired by Chinese patterns of lotus flowers, she created these elegant abstract floral patterns.
Available in a matte or oxidized finish, the light-as-air earrings are the perfect fix for your wardrobe conundrum.
By the way, water lilies often symbolize enlightenment. Now that's a nice secret superpower to have.
Water lily earrings ($125), by Karin Jacobson
Available online at superkarin.com
Shop her studio this Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. or by appointment.
Northrup King Building 1500 Jackson Street NE, Studio 288, Minneapolis
Also available at the Walker Shop
and Grand Hand Gallery.
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