Ebony & Silver Earrings

Handmade in Niger1300160

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Description

West African tradition of fine silver jewelry is seen at its best in these graceful hook earrings. Hand-engraved silver falls to five decorative bands of inlaid ebony.

Size and Details

  • Ebony and engraved silver
  • 2L inches
  • Made in Niger

UPC Code: 732919406597

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  • Fabulous Craftmanship!
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    I watched the Tuaregs make these earrings in Burkina Faso. The care and skill that goes into every step of creation is amazing. The pure silver requires gentle treatment, but the jewelry is exquisite!...

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Union of Peasants for Self Development

Union of Peasants for Self Development

Artisans working with the Union of Peasants for Self Development (UPAP) make traditional Tuareg leather handicrafts and silver jewelry. The Tuareg, nomadic herders of Saharan north and west Africa, now also work as traders or cultivate crops in fertile oases. Tuareg artisans of UPAP use income from craft production to supplement their subsistence farming and other livelihoods.

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  • Fabulous Craftmanship!

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    I watched the Tuaregs make these earrings in Burkina Faso. The care and skill that goes into every step of creation is amazing. The pure silver requires gentle treatment, but the jewelry is exquisite!

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