Peruvian Mate Gourd Pendant Necklace, "Sunflower 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 butterfly opens its wings with a regal display of beauty, its image artfully carved into a dried mate gourd. Shading is achieved by passing the carved gourd over small flames. It centers a sterling silver sunflower medallion designed and crafted by Peru's Fabiana Quispe. The pendant centers an elegant sterling chain.
.925 Sterling silver
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.