Tin Can Tube Earrings (Zimbabwe)

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Worldstock
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ITEM#: 11968574

Product Features:
  • Add a unique piece to any outfit with tin can earrings
  • Jewelry is crafted of pieces cut from drink cans rolled into tubes
  • Shepherd's hook back findings
  • Tubes measure 2 inches long
  • Jewelry is crafted of pieces cut from recycled soda cans and rolled into tubes
Story Behind the Art:

In 2002, as Zimbabwe refugees in South Africa, Gugulethu Mapuranga, his family and friends created the micro-enterprise of GuguCrafters. Realizing that the craft sector in South Africa could provide a much-needed sustainable income, the artisans honed their skills and designed unique jewelry items from tin cans and beads.

While hoping they had found safe haven from the political turmoil and economic collapse in Zimbabwe, the group found itself in 2008 the victim of xenophobic attacks, with their small workshop looted. After two months, the group was able to purchase new tools and materials with fair trade customers advances and begin again making unusual jewelry pieces from their homes in Cape Town.

What is Worldstock?

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.

Imported


Ships Carbon Neutral*

Specs

Features
Style Beaded
Material Beads
Type Other
Worldstock Country Zimbabwe
Color Orange, Purple
Product Features Eco-Friendly, Handmade
Dimensions 2
Model Number GUG: SJTCE01-1-225010
Country of Origin Zimbabwe

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  • A definite conversation piece
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    Gave these to my hippie friend who would wear tin can earnings. To each his own.

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  • lady
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    these r fun earrings many comments

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  • Cute
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    These are great to wear with jeans & casual clothes. Who knew you could make jewelry out of soda cans!

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  • Very cool earrings
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    These are very cool earrings and the fact that they are manufactured by local folks to supplement their income is a real bonus.

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  • Unusual and lightweight earrings.
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    These earrings are playful, and best of all lightweight. I bought these for my daughter who does not like heavy earrings. I got them in red, and they go really well with jeans. Recycling aluminum into funky earrings is a great idea,

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Standard Return Policy for Jewelry:

Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment.
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** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.

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