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Even though it is produced as a mini-series, each pair of Fashionistas Bananas retains a unique character because they are embellished and textured separately by hand. The body of the earring is in deox silver and is adorned with silver and pure gold designs that I've applied through the Keum-Boo technique. This ancient technique allows the binding of pure gold and pure silver together, not by fusion, welding nor plating, but through an exchange of atoms on the surface of the two metals. By this method, we can revel in/take pleasure from the beauty and richness of pure gold without the color being altered by an alloy.