Fine Sterling Silver Long Pyramid Etched Earrings - NigerTuareg
These stunning fine sterling silver earrings are hand crafted in Niger. åÊ
- åÊApproximate Size :åÊpendant areaåÊ1 1/4" tall x 5/8" wide , 2" drop from ear
- åÊLong 3 Sided Pyramid Shape with Flat BackåÊ
- åÊEach earring is hand cut and chiseled so there will be variation in pattern and slight variation in size.
åÊ** 99% fine sterling silver has a higher silver content than traditional sterling silver which is generally .925åÊ
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.