Ebony & Silver Earrings

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


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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.

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

UPC: 732919406597

SKU: 1300160

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  • The Makers
    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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  • Reviews (2).....
    • Stunning
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      This simple, stunning design has become my pair of go-to earrings. Whether I'm dressed up or wearing jeans and a t-shirt, these earrings are the perfect accessory. Best of all, I know they were made by an artist who received a fair wage for his/her creativity. ...

    • 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!...