Filigree Butterfly Brooch Pin Handmade in Sterling Silver, "Catacos Butterfly"
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Of delicate beauty and solid presence, this butterfly brooch pin certainly garners admiration. Giuliana Valz-Gen crafts the brooch by hand mastering the filigree techniques developed in Catacos. Working with fine threads of sterling silver, she creates different filigree patterns on the butterfly's wings and body.
.925 Sterling silver
Giuliana Valz-Gen has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2200 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of sterling silver for her designs.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.