These festive earrings feature rainbow colored raffia artfully wrapped in a teardrop shape. The back is finished off with velvet cloth. They are light weight yet have a pillow shape to them so have some depth.
Measures 2.5" long including ear wire.
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.