Tree of Life Earrings

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These circular earrings are embossed with the symbolic tree of life. Earrings are silver plated brass and recyclable.

Materials: Brass

Measurements1 1/8"

*Due to the artisanal nature of this product, color and size may vary.

THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT

Artisan Organization: Matr Boomie

Country: India

Ornate jewelry is a proud cultural tradition in India and every piece in our collection hints at a deeper story. In the sprawling urban center of Old Delhi, our partner group of nearly 80 artisans delicately bends, etches, beads and polishes jewelry from stones, glass, upcycled metal and wires, seeds, and other materials. However, these artisans are not only limited to jewelry. Many of them go on to create other products such as frames, ornaments, and hair accessories made out of bone. They inherit their craftsmanship from their ancestors, who were master jewelers. 

In 2009 we were contacted by Sana, the young daughter of an artisan in this mostly Muslim group, who was dissatisfied with the exploitative treatment of her family and community by local tradesmen. Since our fair trade partnership began, their earnings have doubled, they have upgraded to better workspace, and children are staying in school longer. In fact, Sana became the first girl in her village to attend college!

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Tree of life earrings

Great quality. Very pretty. Surprised at the weight, very light but sturdy. The only complaint I have is when my box arrived there was a green bag with nothing in it. I searched the box and found one earring and after going through all the packing I found the other earring. Whomever is packing this earrings please secure the top of the nice green cloth bag or people will be missing items.

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