Peruvian Turquoise Sphere Earrings, Peru

These stunning earrings feature a Peruvian turquoise stone encased in alpaca silver on a sterling silver ear wire.  Peruvian turquoise has green hues rather than the blues of traditional turquoise.  Elegant and classic, these are sure to be a new favorite.

Measures 1.25" long (not including ear wire); .24" in depth.


This piece of jewelry was handcrafted by skilled artisans in a fair trade cooperative in Peru.  The artisans have full participation in the organization's decision-making process, and receive health care, loan funds and advances, training programs and technical assistance.  School supplies and books are also provided for their children.  The artisans live in impoverished areas all over Peru.  They use traditional techniques combined with contemporary designs, to create gorgeous jewelry.

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