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Silver Palms Earrings

Delicate sterling silver drop earrings with a palm leaf filigree design are a natural addition to your earring collection. Wrapped silver reflects light beautifully. Handcrafted by artisans with the Mitra Bali cooperative. Mitra Bali supports small workshops, ensuring safe working conditions, fair pay, gender equity, and producers' rights while striving to protect the endangered natural beauty of Bali with a reforestation program planting albizia (or blalu) trees.

HANDCRAFTED IN INDONESIA

  • Materials: Sterling silver
  • Measures: 2.25"L, tear drop is 1.5"L x 1"W
  • Handcrafted in Indonesia

SKU: 6911250

THE MAKERS

Mitra Bali, a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, functions loosely as a cooperative representing artisans who make wood, silver, bamboo, coconut, ceramic and other handicrafts. Located on the island of Bali, the organization was formed in 1993 to support poor artisans facing ruin because well-established businesses controlled prices and monopolized the burgeoning Bali tourism market. The cooperative only works with producers who support gender equity, provide healthy working conditions, use environmentally sustainable materials, and do not exploit child labor or women. Mitra Bali helps artisans during periods of low orders with no-interest loans and the loaning of cows. Mitra Bali also supports a reforestation program, an environmental initiative, as well as an effort to prevent artisans from selling their land. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased from Mitra Bali since 1989.
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