Abalone Parrot Earrings, Mexico

These earrings are pure fun. They feature an abalone shell parrot, handmade by women artisans in Mexico.

Measures approximately 2" long by .5" wide.

ABOUT THE ARTISANS

This piece of jewelry was handmade in a fair trade cooperative in central Mexico.  The cooperative began 35 years ago, and has grown significantly over the years to employ generations of talented artisans.  They are master silversmith who use age-old techniques to handcraft contemporary jewelry.  The artisans are paid excellent wages, work in safe conditions, and have seen their lives greatly improved through fair trade practices.


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