These colourful earrings are lightweight and easy to wear. The central microscopic graphic is printed on a 1/16” polymer backing. This graphic changes from front to back, to show a pop of colour as the earring dangles from the earlobe. A resin coating on both sides deepens the colour and mimics the polished surface of the adjacent stones.
The graphic on the front is a microscopic image of dopamine, the neurotransmitter associated with motivational salience. On the back is copper chloride, a chemical compound with industrial uses ranging from metallurgy to agriculture, and photography to wood preservation.