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Swinging Leaf Pearl Earrings

Fresh-water pearls dangle from two sterling silver almond shapes in the Swinging Leaf Pearl Earrings. Handcrafted in Peru by fair trade artisans, these sophisticated, yet casual pearl earrings boast high-quality materials, granting them high marks in longevity.

HANDCRAFTED IN PERU

  • Materials: Fresh‒water pearls, sterling silver
  • 3"L
  • French hook earrings
  • Handcrafted in Peru

SKU: 6109330

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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