Fine Sterling Silver Jabba Earrings - NigerTuareg
åÊThese stunning fine sterling silver earrings are hand crafted in Niger. åÊThey would make a gorgeous addition to any woman's jewelry box.
- Size: åÊpendant on earring is approximately 1" in diameter, drop from ear is approximately 2"
åÊHand crafted and etched patterns will vary from piece to piece, the designs on your earrings may be different than shownåÊbelow
åÊ** 99% fine sterling silver has a higher silver content than traditional sterling silver which is generally .925åÊ
Meet The Artist:
Elhadji Koumama is from the tribe, Tuareg of Niger. åÊHis family has been making this gorgeous jewelry for 25 generations.
The traditionally nomadic Tuareg are indigenous to the SaharaåÊdesert. They are often called ‰ÛÏthe Blue People of the desert‰ dueåÊto the indigo dye they use on their garments that stains theiråÊskin. åÊThe Koumama family collective lives in both Agadez andåÊNiamey, Niger.
Over 50 silversmiths present their artistry. Each piece is handåÊhammered, beautifully engraved with the symbolism and motifsåÊof countless generations.åÊOver 200 people are supported by the sale of this jewelry.