helmi means pearl. In the helmi silver plate earrings classic and minimal meet each other. Every part of the earrings are made by hand and that makes the them special. The earrings are made of smoked oak and recycled silver. The silver plates are hammered individually, so they are all unique. The earrings are delivered with the back part, that you can attach them to your ears.
Wood is a living material and every piece has its own color and texture. It means, that the texture and color can be little different from piece to piece. The origin of the wood we use: pine – Finland, birch – Finland, oak – Germany.
viilu jewelry’s colored inner part is birch veneer, that is through-dyed. Compared to lacquer finishing, through-dyed wood will not loose its color when you are using it. The main ingredient used in coloring is water. The coloring is done in Finland. Here you find more information about the wood we use.
Our silver parts are 100% recycled silver, except the silver chains.
Avoid contact with water, this way your viilu jewelry will last long. You can oil the wooden surface, if it has some scratches or has been in contact with water. Take a closer look into our care instructions.
The helmi earrings are made at our studio by hand from start to finish. This way we want to honor the materials and give a hand made touch to them. The materials are carefully chosen. We use only certified European wood. We produce our jewelry as sustainable as possible.
Every viilu jewelry is delivered in a packaging, which is made of cardboard, outer part out of recycled cardboard. Our packaging contains no plastic and they are produced in Finland.