Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Frida Kahlo Earrings, Faux Vintage Copper Boho Handmade Jewelry Gift

frida kahlo earrings gift for women

The "Frida Kahlo" handmade earrings feature a self portrait of the artist on copper and sparkling Swarovski crystals - unique jewelry for women.

If you are a fan of the vibrant, intriguing Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo, you will absolutely love the appropriately named FRIDA KAHLO dangle earrings! The boho earrings feature faux vintage copper Frida dangles and two sizes of sparkling, richly-colored Swarovski crystals. The unique Kahlo trapezoid shaped charms look as if they were cut from old cookie or tea tins. But they only mimic rustic vintage tins since they were individually artisan hand cut, filed and sanded from modern copper. A permanent metal transfer was applied and then sealed. The picture of Frida is an iconic self portrait, although it is a mirror image of the original. A black cat is at her left shoulder, two white butterflies are in her hair and she is wearing her thorn necklace. Since the dangles were individually handmade, there are slight differences which add wonderful rustic vibes. The back of the dangles is smooth, shiny copper which will gradually gain a patina over time. Since the charms are made from copper, the earrings are very lightweight to wear.

frida kahlo dangle jewelry gift for women

The Frida dangles were created to look like rustic vintage dangles - each were individually handmade.

Because the Frida Kahlo charms are gorgeous in their own right, simple complements were all that was needed to complete the earrings. Sparkling Swarovski crystals were chosen in a color called “medium vitrail.” The crystals are partly coated with a multicolor foil that produces brilliant flashes of green, purple, blue and other colors depending on how the light hits, perfectly highlighting the colors found in the dangles. Two sizes of the crystals were used: a 6 mm crystal was wire wrapped to the top of the dangles and a 4 mm wire wrapped dangle dances at the bottom. To add even more sparkle, a 4 mm medium vitrail crystal was added to each sterling silver earwire. Carefully designed and handmade by Catherine of Shadow Dog Designs, the FRIDA KAHLO earrings are a perfect gift for the woman who adores the magical realist art and absorbing life of the world famous artist.

frida kahlo with cat earrings gift for her

The handmade "Frida Kahlo" earrings shown with a dime for size comparison.

Here is the important information for the FRIDA KAHLO handmade earrings:
  • Frida Kahlo charms: app. 30 mm x 22 mm (at widest) x 1.5 mm
  • Swarovski crystals: faceted 4 mm and 6 mm “medium vitrail” bicones
  • Metal: copper and sterling silver
  • Earwires: sterling silver French hooks with crystal adornment
  • Length: app. 3” / 7.6 cm measured from the top curve of the earwires

The Desert Moose and I thank you for the shares of these new earrings!



  1. Never really understood the attraction but fun and unique Frida Kahlo handmade earrings.

    1. I never did, either, Sharon, until I read about her life and all the hardships she endured, both physically and mentally. Once you understand that, then you understand her art.

  2. Your Frida earrings are so artsy! Just like she was. Yes, she did have a very sad life and she portrays that in her artwork.

  3. Pretty unique Frida Kahlo earrings!

  4. Love these wonderful Frida Kahlo dangle earrings! Will be sharing ... and on Pinterest too! FINALLY! Just got my Pinterest back! I can't believe it. Maybe shaming them in a response on Twitter helped. lol. Happy treats to Monsieur Moose from Monsieur Sleepy Cat. :)

    1. Glad your Pinterest is back up, Mary! Love your shaming story (:

  5. Beautiful earrings. Love the Frida Kahlo charms and crystals.

  6. Many thanks, Kathy, Charlotte, Mary and Cathy!

  7. wonderfully colorful Frida earrings