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On the Move Earrings

Going places? The On the Move Earrings are the perfect accessory for your ascent. These earrings are handcrafted by the skilled jewelry artisans of Allpa. Working to improve the living standards of handicrafts producers throughout the country, Allpa provides artisans with training, technical assistance, and financial aid.

HANDCRAFTED IN PERU

  • Sterling silver and gold–plated sterling silver
  • Earring: 1.25L (if measured from the top of the front of the post portion to the bottom of the outer circle) inches; Smaller dangling circle: 0.75D inches; Larger dangling circle: 1D inches; Small solid circle (which the post is attached): 0.25D inches
  • Handcrafted in Peru

SKU: 6109240

THE MAKERS

Allpa is named for a Quechua Indian word that means "earth." Allpa is a Peruvian craft trading company providing marketing assistance to artisan groups and family workshops throughout Peru. In addition, Allpa provides technical help, product development advice, skills training, tools and appropriate equipment to artisans. Artisans can access short-term and mid-term loans to improve infrastructure and their workshops. Allpa works with families located in Cusco, Ayacucho, Chulucanas, Cajamarca and Huancavelica as well as Shipibo people living in the Amazon rainforest area of Pucalepa. For most of these people, craft production is a sole source of income.Allpa began active work as an alternative trading organization in 1986. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from Allpa since 1988.
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Welcome to our global maker-to-market movement where, together with 20,000 artisans, we ignite social change. We create opportunities for individuals, families, and communities in developing countries to thrive through strong relationships, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices.

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