Gold Plated Sterling Silver Filigree Earrings from Peru, "Glistening Utopia"
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Working in the time-honored tradition of filigree work, Peruvian artisan Giuliana Valz-Gen handcrafts a pair of 21k gold plated sterling silver dangle earrings. They adorn the ears on posts, hosting looping shapes that display the intricate openwork.
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.