24k Gold Plated Sterling Silver Filigree Butterfly Earrings, "Regal Butterfly"
This item is available for backorder and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more
This item is available for pre-order and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more
A master of the filigree art, Peru's Alfredo Inga fashions gossamer butterfly earrings. Intricate patterns fill the shapes with the exuberance of sterling silver strands, bathed in 24k gold.
Alfredo Inga has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1200 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to purchase silver and gemstones for increased production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.