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Pacifico Tagua Earrings

Dive into the deep with these blue- and teal-colored, lightweight beauties for an instant lift to your look! The Pacifico Tagua Earrings are made from "vegetable ivory," a plant-based substitute for elephant tusks, this sustainably harvested seed can be used as an eco-friendly substitute for plastics.

HANDCRAFTED IN ECUADOR

  • Material: tagua nut and silver french hook
  • A stunning, plastic‒free alternative to resin jewelry
  • 3.25"L including hook
  • Coordinates with the Calypso Tagua Necklace.
  • Handcrafted in Ecuador

SKU: 8407080

THE MAKERS

MCCH (Maquita Chuchunchic Comercializando Como Hermanos), meaning "Let us join hands and do business as brothers" in Quechua and Spanish languages, is an Ecuadorian cooperative marketing NGO. MCCH works with craft groups scattered around the country, helping them with production, design and marketing. For many artisans, craft income supplements meager agricultural earnings. In addition to handicraft sales, MCCH works with farm collectives exporting fair trade cocoa, with ecotourism and with women’s cooperatives. MCCH was begun in 1985 by a group of church communities in response to rising poverty and inflation in Ecuador. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from MCCH since 1995.
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Welcome to our global maker-to-market movement where, together with 20,000 artisans, we ignite social change. We create opportunities for individuals, families, and communities in developing countries to thrive through strong relationships, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices.

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