This limited edition Caviar Crystal metal mesh material was created in collaboration with Swarovsi and Michael's studio here in LA. The three dimensional earrings were fabricated from flat sheets of crystal mesh metal made by Swarovski before being woven together and made into 2" earrings with sterling post backs in Michael's studio.
Known for his work in a variety of innovative materials, Michael's studio produces pieces for some of today's most exciting performers, cultural institutions and pubic meeting spaces around the world. He has collaborated with icons including Madonna, Cher, Lady Gaga, Fergie, the Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna, Dita Von Teese, Steven Tyler, Deborah Harry, Ozzy Osborne, Tina Turner (to name a few) to create costumes that have appeared in books, videos, album covers and magazines photographed by the likes of Annie Liebovitz, Steven Meisel, David LaChappelle, Greg Gorman, Herb Ritts and Francesco Scacullo.
At Gold Bug, Michael launched his first solo jewelry collection, incorporating many of the materials and techniques employed for his celebrity clientele over the years. Comprised of stainless steel chain-maille and Swarovski crystal mesh, the pieces in this collection utilizes unique tooling and innovative construction methods requiring that each piece be hand-crafted by artists in his Los Angles studio.