Crafted by Mexican artisans, these colorful handmade earrings add a touch of culture to any jewelry collection. Polished turquoise and malachite backed by Alpaca silver offer a chic look, while hypoallergenic hooks are perfect for sensitive ears....more
A glorious trio of polished turquoise, malachite and deep red resin is backed by a rounded rectangle of alpaca silver in these earrings, handmade by women in Mexico. Hanging from hypoallergenic hooks, these earrings will update any jewelry collection.
Colors: Blue, green, red
Turquoise and malachite stones with colored resin accents
Metal: Alpaca silver
Clasp: Hypoallergenic hooks
Dimensions: 10 mm wide x 15 mm long x 5 mm deep
Story Behind the Art: Art Camp -The artisans of Tecalpulco, Mexico have long been known for their silver and abalone jewelry. Art Camp, short for Artesanas Campesinas or rural women artisans, is a women-owned cooperative that continues this tradition. The group continues to introduce new methods, materials, and machinery to compete in the highly competitive jewelry market, surviving a collapse in the 1990s in the marketability of their pieces with the influx of jewelry from other countries to the US market. The women have become business women, understanding the importance of customer service, quality, and design. The tradition of fine Mexican jewelry is present in each piece.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
All weights and measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed information. Treatment code N. See Gemstone Treatments for further information.
I love the uniqueness of these earrings. One does not see these in department stores. The price is great. One would pay much more elsewhere. Having three colors allows them to be worn with many outfits. You won't be disappointed with these earrings.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Perfect match.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very well made.
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