Half Moon Rising Earrings - Silver, Guatemala

These beautiful brass earrings have a graceful yet strong design!  They are handcrafted in a fair trade workshop in Guatemala, using intricate hammered silver plated moon-shaped charms that are strung on a matching metal chain with tiny decorative beads.  They are finished off with a lever back ear wire so you don't have to worry about losing them!

Measures 1.25" long and .8" wide.

ABOUT THE ARTISANS

The artisans who make this jewelry are part of a fair trade cooperative in the Lake Atitlan region of Guatemala. The women are not only paid fair wages but are able to work from home so they can take care of their children while becoming financially independent. The cooperative has grown over the past 20 years to employ more and more women who are improving their lives and becoming self-sufficient.

 


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