Rainbow Horseshoe Earrings, Guatemala

These rainbow colored beaded earrings are pure fun.  Handmade by women in a fair trade cooperative in Guatemala, they feature Czech and Japanese glass seed beads and gold colored wire.

Measures 2 1/4" long.

Surgical steel ear wires.

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 root projects including child education and lunch programs as well as mother-infant care; Hospitalito Atitlan, the only hospital that cares for those living in the community where the artisans live; and Puerta Abierta, a free library that also offers reading classes.


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