Sterling Silver Cultured Freshwater Pearl Dangle Earrings, "Bulan Hoops"
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Invite the classic look of cultured pearl to your jewelry collection with these exquisite earrings. Handcrafted by Ni Wayan Astiti in Bali, they feature sterling silver hoops and six luminous freshwater pearls, trickling down in a repeating pattern. The artist calls this pair Bulan Hoops, which means "moon hoops" in Indonesian.
Ni Wayan Astiti has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $600 and the most recent for $1000. Proceeds were used to purchase of more natural gemstones and sterling silver to continue production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.