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Summer Rain Earrings

The Summer Rain Earrings feature beautifully patinated metal and carved buffalo bone, a traditional material in many heritage-crafting cultures around the world, including India where fair trade artisans handcrafted these. From a carved bone semi-circle resembling a sun, hang several metal raindrop shapes with a teal patina.

HANDCRAFTED IN INDIA

  • Materials: metal, buffalo bone.
  • The animal bone used in jewelry production is harvested from animals who have died naturally. We honor the innovation of our artisan partners who utilize the materials they have access to in their regions.
  • 2"L
  • Handcrafted in India

SKU: 6897250

THE MAKERS

TARA Projects stands for "Trade Alternative Reform Action." Working in a 125-mile radius of Delhi, TARA is a fair trade program for community development and business. The organization enables hundreds of artisans who create some of the major handicraft lines of North India to sell their products internationally. TARA is one of the pioneering Indian organizations in the field of fair wages, non formal education programs for children and women, health and environmental awareness and further development for its member artisans. Artisan benefits from TARA include medical insurance, interest-free loans and advances, a savings program and skills training. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from TARA since 1986.
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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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