Cloudy Sky Earrings

Handmade in Philippines7913980

$18.00
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Description

The soft gleam of translucent smoked capiz in antiqued brown metal. Capiz is the thin shell of a marine mollusk. First artisans wash and soak shells. After the shells have dried, they are cut into shapes and edged with metal wire. A finishing coat of varnish completes this labor-intensive process. Before glass windows became available in the Philippines, capiz was used for windows in houses.

Size and Details

  • Capiz, brass
  • Made in Philippines

UPC Code: 732919455793

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Reviews (2).....

  • always get compliments
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    I purchased these earrings and the matching necklace and i always recieve compliments every time i wear them. I changed out the earring findings from a french wire to a closed lever back for more comfort and i find i wear the earrings more often alone. ...

  • lovely
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    I love these earrings! The combination of the light-colored shell and dark metal is striking. They were a little longer than I like, so I had them shortened at a jewelry repair shop (which was so easy for them to do, they fixed them while I waited and hesitated to charge me at all). They are very...

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Saffy Handicrafts

Saffy HandicraftsSaffy Handicrafts is the business export arm of SAFRUDI, the Social Action Foundation for Rural and Urban Development, a social services organization in the Philippines. SAFRUDI markets products for many small artisan workshops, and runs its own production unit specializing in capiz shell items. Read more.

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  • always get compliments

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    I purchased these earrings and the matching necklace and i always recieve compliments every time i wear them. I changed out the earring findings from a french wire to a closed lever back for more comfort and i find i wear the earrings more often alone.

  • lovely

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    I love these earrings! The combination of the light-colored shell and dark metal is striking. They were a little longer than I like, so I had them shortened at a jewelry repair shop (which was so easy for them to do, they fixed them while I waited and hesitated to charge me at all). They are very delicate by their nature, so be careful with them!

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