Ebony & Silver Unity Earrings

Handmade in Niger1301210

$59.00
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Description

Tuareg elegance from the North African desert. Slender silver bar earrings are inlaid with fine ebony stripes. The Tuareg are found in Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali and Chad. Traditionally nomadic herders, some Tuareg now cultivate crops in fertile oases, or work as traders.

Size and Details

  • Silver, ebony
  • 2.25L inches
  • Made in Niger

UPC Code: 732919439588

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  • Pretty but not perfect :(
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    These earrings are very beautiful, don't get me wrong, and I do appreciate the work. I found, for myself, that if I bent down that they would slip out of my ears and I would loose one. You could put those tiny clear backs on them but I felt that doing so, over time the stress of placing and removin...

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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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  • Pretty but not perfect :(

    . . . . .

    These earrings are very beautiful, don't get me wrong, and I do appreciate the work. I found, for myself, that if I bent down that they would slip out of my ears and I would loose one. You could put those tiny clear backs on them but I felt that doing so, over time the stress of placing and removing would cause them to break. This makes me sad to return because they are beautiful.

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