Mixed Metal Hoops, India

These fabulous earrings feature 2 hoops, one gold, one silver, creating a unique mixed metal twist on a hoop style earring.  The metal has a lovely soft, brushed finish.

Measures approximately 2" long (not including ear wires).

Silver-plate and brass-plated metals.  Nickel-free.

ABOUT THE ARTISANS

This piece of jewelry is handmade by low-income women in a fair trade cooperative in New Delhi which provides training and education while paying the women fair wages.  One of the longest-running cooperatives in India, dating back to the 1970's, it not only provides employment, but actively campaigns against child labor, illiteracy, unfair trade practices, discrimination and AIDS.  


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