Handmade Sterling Silver and Copal Amber Earrings, "Chiapas Maya"
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Francisco Sánchez honors the state of Chiapas with the design of these earrings. He crafts the sterling silver earrings by hand in a pattern inspired traditional embroideries on women's huipiles. Glistening spheres of amber-like copal, mined in Chiapas, shine like the Maya sun.
.925 Sterling silver
Francisco Sanchez has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $3500 and the most recent for $3400. Proceeds were used to purchase silver and natural gemstones for his jewelry.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.