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Beaded Handmade Turquoise Earrings

Beaded Handmade Turquoise Earrings

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Indigenous rural women in Cuenca, Ecuador, have designed and handcrafted this Beaded Handmade Turquoise Earring to celebrate their cultural traditions and achieve economic independence.

Locally, these pieces of jewellery are known as “Mullos” or “Chaquiras” (meaning beads in English). In ancient times, its colours, designs and combinations communicated the economic situation or the marital status of those who wore them.

Product Details:

  • Ethically handmade
  • Sustainable
  • Fair Trade Certified
  • Colour: Turquoise
  • Size: 9 cm length x 2 cm width

Indigenous female artisans have crafted this piece to preserve and amplify their culture using the artisanal skills inherited from their elders. By purchasing this piece, you are providing opportunities for economic and social development in rural, remote areas of Ecuador.

Manufacturer: Maki

SKU: M-Turquoise

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