Sterling Silver Filigree Statement Hoop Earrings - ColombiaGlobal Handmade Hope - Glory Projects
These sterling silver earrings are made by filligree, a high-quality, lace-like jewelry process made by the intricate twisting of two thin, slightly flattened fibers of silver or gold. Inspired by years of tradition, but also incorporating modern designs, seven Colombian artisans hand-wire 9.70 sterling silver jewels in to wearable art characterized by delicate, geometric patterns. 5.8g weight.
- Metal: Sterling silver
- Materials: Sterling silver
- Clasp: Post
- Dimensions: Approximately 20mm diameter
- A fair trade product from Colombia
These earrings are made by a cooperative of women in Colombia working together to create unique jewelry. Their inspiration comes from their colorful cultural traditions and teachings of finding beauty in Mother Nature's abundant gifts. Their desire is to teach the children to incorporate these ideals with building a strong economic and community-based future for themselves.