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Thes are smaller than you think they are, about an inch long but they are very pretty and well made earrings. I think they are very classy....
ITEM#: 14170801These teardrop earrings feature a tiger eye inlaid mosiac in an Mexican alpaca silver mounting. These earrings are handmade by Mexican women artisans.
- Metal: Alpaca silver
- Tiger's Eye
- Clasp: Hypo-allergenic hooks
- Dimensions: 40 mm long x 8 mm wide x 3 mm deep
Story Behind the Art:
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 introduces new methods, materials, and machinery to compete in the highly competitive jewelry market, surviving a collapse in the 1990's 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 jewelry product range includes semi-precious stones, shells, or tiny flowers captured in resin accentuated by silver alloys or precious metals. 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 E (tiger's eye). See for further information.
|Material||Gemstone Metal Stone|
|Dimensions||40mm x 8mm x 3mm|
|Materials||Mexican Silver , Tiger Eye -Treatment Code N|
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Thes are smaller than you think they are, about an inch long but they are very pretty and well made earrings. I think they are very classy.Read More
The color depicted is brown and yellow and diverse and lovely. What arrived is a muted and dull brown. I've returned the item.Read More
I haven't worn these earrings yet, but I do like them. The workmanship appears excellent. I just have so many favorite earrings I haven't worn them yet.Read More
Awesome! Not too long or too short or bulky. Soft on the eye, yet elegant. Can be worn with just about any outfit.Read More
Lovely color, elegant and looks beautiful on a dark haired person.Read More
THE GOLD SHADES OF EARRINGS IN THE AD ARE NOT AT ALL WHAT I RECEIVED. THE EARRINGS THAT WERE SHIPPED WERE BROWN, NO GOLD AT ALL.Read More
I was very disappointed getting these earrings. In the photo it looks like a variety of browns and even yellow; however, the product has actually only one tone of brown and looks a bit borring. Surprisingly, the back of the earring is quite nice and detailed but is not shown on the web site.Read More
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They were longer than the other ones I was considering and looked like they wouldnt tangle in my hair.
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