Almond Beaded Earrings - Lavender, Guatemala

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.


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