As seen in Yellowstone Season 5 Episode 3, worn by character Beth Dutton (Kelly Reilly), natural porcupine quills are set in recycled .22 bullet casings hung from 1” brass hoops.
Materials: brass hoops, recycled bullet casings, natural porcupine quills sanded smooth
Weight: 0.1 oz, 3 grams
Size is measured from the tip of the of the quill to the very top of the bullet casing.
Black Quill Hoops are available in one size, ranging from 2" to 2.5" long.
Mostly White Quill Hoops are available in two sizes:
Short are 1.5" to 2.5" long
Long are 2.5" to 3.75" long
Beth Dutton and our models pictured here are all wearing the short size.
How are they made? Our top-selling Commonform quill earrings are created responsibly, using quills collected or humanely harvested from African porcupines. Fun fact, porcupines shed and regrow quills similarly to how we shed and regrow hair. If they aren't collected after shedding, a method that is used involves touching or draping the animal with a piece of fabric and any loose quills easily stick in the fabric and come out.
Commonform receives the quills in their natural form. They are sorted, cleaned, sanded, paired, cut, glued into the bullets, and given a quality check. It's quite the process, but each pair is unique and they create such a beautiful statement.
The bullet casings are collected from local ranges that would be otherwise be left on the grounds or in the landfill. They are cleaned, pickled, tumbled, and punched for the earrings.
Commonform’s mission is to keep jewelry wearers kitted out in brass, silver and stones. Combining a love for creation and gift giving, their collections are produced by hand by women in Bozeman, Montana.
Beth Dutton (Kelly Reilly) Image Credit: Paramount Network