Ruby Treasure Capiz Earrings

Authentic Fair Trade Product. Ethically sourced. Handcrafted in Philippines.

$16.00
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Circles of deep-dyed red capiz shell, handcrafted earrings from Saffy Handicrafts. 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.

  • Capiz, metal
  • 1D inches
  • Made in the Philippines

UPC: 732919450460

SKU: 7913600

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  • The Makers
    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.

  • Reviews (1).....
    • perfect in red
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      I purchased these because i wanted a pop of red in earrings but something light and delicate. These were perfect! I get compliments on them all the time. ...