These beautiful earrings are handmade in a fair trade cooperative by talented women artisans in Guatemala. They feature a small almond shaped silver wire with Czech and Japanese glass beads.
Measures 1" long x 1/2" wide.
ABOUT THE ARTISANS
This piece of jewelry is handmade by female artisans in a fair trade cooperative in the highlands of Guatemala. The women earn fair wages, are treated with respect, and work in a safe and clean environment. In addition, the mothers with children can work from their homes.
Your purchase also supports the following initiatives in Guatemala: Pueblo a Pueblo, a community-based charity that funds many grass-roots projects including child education, mother-infant care and lunch programs; Hospitalito Atitlan, the only hospital in the artisans' community; and Puerta Abierta, a free library that also offers reading classes.