Summer Fair Aqua Capiz Earrings

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Description

Bring a festive summer spirit with you where you go with these unique earrings from the Philippines. The Summer Fair Earrings from artisan partner SAFFY, Inc. feature capiz shell. Artisans wash and soak the thin shells before cutting them into shape and edging them with wire in a labor-intensive process. Before glass windows became available in the Philippines, capiz was used for windows in houses!

Silver‒plated brass and blue/turquoise ombre capiz
2.75L inches
Handmade and Fair Trade from the Philippines

SAFFY, Inc. stands for Social Action for Filipino Youth. SAFFY, Inc. markets handmade crafts for many small artisan workshops, and specializes in capiz shell items. Artisans benefit from educational seminars, vocational training, financial and medical assistance. An in-house Product Designer assists artisan groups in the development of new product lines.

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SKU: 7914610