Mate Gourd Earrings and Necklace Jewelry Set, "Love and Peace"
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Symbols of peace, doves bill and coo amid beautiful flowers. By Fabiana Quispe, this charming jewelry set manifests one of the oldest art forms in the Andes. She etches the motifs on dried mate gourd and encloses it in silver. They dance beneath circular medallions as earrings and grace a sterling chain necklace.
.925 Sterling silver
- 15 grams
- 0.53 oz
- Chain: 44.5 cm L
- Chain: 17.5" L
- Pendant: 4.3 cm L x 2.3 cm W
- Pendant: 1.7" L x 0.9" W
- Earrings: 5.5 cm L x 1.8 cm W
- Earrings: 2.2" L x 0.7" W
Fabiana Quispe has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1100 and the most recent for $1000. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of sterling silver to expand production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.