Recycled Swallow-Tailed Kite Earrings

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The artists of these original designs were inspired by visits to nature centers, wildlife refuges, parks, gardens, and other interesting places. The mismatched pairs have been a staple of Jabebo’s designs from the beginning. Each pair has been created with fun, nature, and education in mind. Let these Eco-friendly works of art remind you of the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge every time you wear them.

Each pair of earrings as well as the card they come on are created mostly from post-consumer paperboard cereal boxes. The studio sometimes goes through 60 boxes a week. That’s a lot of cereal! Thankfully, they don’t have to eat it all themselves. The generous community of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, where the studio is located, donates most of the boxes that are used.

Swallow-Tailed Kite: The highly recognizable black and white silhouette of the swallow-tailed kite arrives in Florida starting in late February to mid-March. During this time, these graceful raptors are often carrying sticks, moss and other nesting materials to their chosen nest sites, usually high atop the tallest pines and cypress trees.
  • Asymmetrical pair
  • Surgical Steel wire
  • Hook wire earring back
  • Made in USA
  • Made with recycled paperboard
  • Ultra lightweight design