American Kestrel Earrings

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American Kestrel - A small, almost song bird sized, falcon that lives year round through much of the US and moves north to breeds through out Canada. Kestrels like open habitat including spaces modified by human habitat and agricultural activities. However, their populations are declining possibly because of pesticides impacting ether prey and the lose of dead standing trees with cavities they need to nest in.

Jabebo earrings inspiration for these comes from visiting nature centers, wildlife refuges, parks, gardens, museums and all kinds of other interesting locations.

Post-consumer cereal box cardboard is used to construct the earrings. Print and images from the cardboard packaging is visible on the reverse of the earrings. Two layers of cardboard are sandwiched together to provide a sturdy base for the color image applied on the front. Light Weight and hung on on Surgical Steel Hangers Being made from paper, the earrings are light weight and comfortable to wear. Ear nuts to keep them from slipping out are provided.

Water Resistant, not water proof. Shellac is used to glue the layers of paper material together and and provides the nice shiney top coat for the finished product. Shellac is a natural product and a renewable resource that will protect the earrings from brief and intermittent exposures to water. It also protects the colors from fading by acting as a natural filter from UV light.

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American Kestrel Earrings
American Kestrel - A small, almost song bird sized, falcon that lives year round through much of the US and moves north to breeds through out Canada. Kestrels like open habitat including spaces modified by human habitat and agricultural activities. However, their populations are declining possibly because of pesticides impacting ether prey and the lose of dead standing trees with cavities they need to nest in.

Jabebo earrings inspiration for these comes from visiting nature centers, wildlife refuges, parks, gardens, museums and all kinds of other interesting locations.

Post-consumer cereal box cardboard is used to construct the earrings. Print and images from the cardboard packaging is visible on the reverse of the earrings. Two layers of cardboard are sandwiched together to provide a sturdy base for the color image applied on the front. Light Weight and hung on on Surgical Steel Hangers Being made from paper, the earrings are light weight and comfortable to wear. Ear nuts to keep them from slipping out are provided.

Water Resistant, not water proof. Shellac is used to glue the layers of paper material together and and provides the nice shiney top coat for the finished product. Shellac is a natural product and a renewable resource that will protect the earrings from brief and intermittent exposures to water. It also protects the colors from fading by acting as a natural filter from UV light.

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