Colorful layers of fringed Kantha textiles form a fabulous statement earring. Strips of the fabric fan out from an intricately handcrafted, metallic gold plate. Colors and patterns will vary due to the repurposed fabric.
About the artisans: These pieces are sourced from small families of artisans and women's cooperatives in India. All artisans are talented, low-income individuals who are paid a livable wage and have safe working conditions, access to healthcare and childcare, and on-going training and education. Due to the long-term nature of fair trade business relationships, many of these artisans have been able to lift themselves out of poverty and even launch their own successfull businesses, strengthening the entire community.
Materials: Nickel-free, lead-free French ear wires
Dimensions: Measures 2 1/2" long