Hand forged sterling silver Fordite earrings. Fordite is a rare and captivating gem also known as Detroit Agate or Motor Agate. Originating from the overspray of hand-painted cars in the automotive plants of Detroit, Fordite tells a unique story of craftsmanship. Each gem is a composite of thousands of layers of cured and hardened automotive paint, showcasing the evolution of car design. Today, its scarcity adds to its allure, as the traditional painting methods are no longer in use, making Fordite rarer than many precious stones, including diamonds.
Transformed into exquisite jewelry, Fordite becomes a wearable piece of industrial history and a celebration of the artistry embedded in classic automobile manufacturing. The vibrant colors and patterns of Fordite make it a visually stunning and versatile addition to any collection, bridging the gap between the past and the present with each unique piece.
2" drop. Handmade in Phoenixville, Pa