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Gold Desert Sunrise Cactus Hoop Earrings

$ 220.00
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Jewelry handmade from dried prickly pear cactus fiber. Each piece is made with a solid metal copy of an actual section of cactus fiber.

The Desert Sunrise Gold Cactus Hoop Earrings are inspired by the Southwest desert and bear the pattern of the prickly pear cactus fiber. These botanical hoop earrings are especially unique - the elongated earwire easily slides into your ear, and the earrings hang like a hoop earring without the closure. These handmade gold hoop earrings are a distinctive way to wear your love of the desert.


Gold hoop earrings measure 5/8" wide and 1.5" long.


These cactus skeleton hook earrings are solid 14k gold or 14k gold vermeil (a thick layer of gold overlay on silver).

Eco-friendly botanical earrings. The solid gold earrings are made with 100% recycled 14k gold. The gold vermeil earrings are made with 100% recycled sterling silver plated with a thick layer of gold. Recycled metals are sourced from a certified responsible refiner.

Cactus earrings are lost wax cast from the actual woody skeleton of the prickly pear cactus.


These handmade cactus hoop earrings are made using actual Prickly Pear cactus skeletons (skeleton closeup shown). Using the lost wax casting process, each piece is a solid metal replica of a section of cactus skeleton.

Lila Clare Jewelry has been making unique jewelry from the dried cellulose skeleton of the prickly pear cactus since 2010.


In case you're not totally in love with your handmade jewelry, returns and exchanges are accepted within seven (7) days of your receipt of the jewelry. Jewelry must be unworn, in original packaging, and have an approval email from Lila Clare Jewelry. Worn or customized jewelry may not be returned or exchanged.

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  • Timing: Ships in 3 - 5 business days, does not include transit time.

  • Lila Clare's cactus fiber jewelry is handmade in Tucson, Arizona.
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Gold Desert Sunrise Cactus Hoop Earrings

$ 220.00
assorted lost wax cast jewelry pieces

Jewelry made from the desert

Each cactus piece is handmade using a lost wax casting process.

First, I carefully select a section of prickly pear cactus skeleton. That skeleton is molded, then silver or gold is poured into the mold. The result is a solid metal replica of the cactus skeleton, which is then made into a piece of desert-inspired jewelry.

Each eco-friendly piece uses 100% recycled sterling silver or gold.

artisan made

Hi, I'm Clare, owner and maker of Lila Clare Jewelry. I make each piece of jewelry from the actual dried fibrous skeleton of the prickly pear cactus, resulting in artisan jewelry made in and from the southwestern desert. I have been making these unique jewelry pieces from the cactus skeleton since 2010.