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Turquoise and silver beads dangle earrings

$19.00

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The earrings are made of 6 barrel-shaped pieces of beautiful green turquoise and 2 cylidrical handmade silver pieces, stacked on a long silver stick and attached to a sterling silver hook.
Turquoise is one of the oldest protection amulets, and was also known as a symbol of wealth and nobility in many ancient cultures.

They can be combined with a matching turquoise and silver beads necklace and bracelet.

All silver parts are hand crafted in 98% Silver by Thai Karen hill-tribe artisans.
The Karen are a group of ethnic peoples who reside primarily in southern and southeastern Burma and in northern and north-eastern Thailand. Thai and Burmese hill tribes can be traced back to the 12th century when they are said to have originated from Tibet.

The product comes with traditional Thai packaging and includes tracking number for safer shipping.
By purchasing this product, you contribute directly to maintain and support local arts and crafts in Thailand.

Size: Length 55 mm

Impact
Selling through Discovered creates more income for artisans. They can set the price they want to receive for the products themselves. By cutting out all middlemen, artisans receive at least 20% more for their products. This is what we call fairer trade.

Work
Discovered is dedicated to creating positive impact. Not all artisans work alone. Sometimes they work in groups or collectives, are helped by not for profit organizations or work for social businesses. We select our partners to ensure more artisans have work make at least 10% above average wage.

Cultural heritage
We are committed to crafts. We encourage artisans to make products using traditional crafts and techniques. Making products mainly by hand or with easy accessible tools or common available machines. We believe this is important to keep alive.

Sustainable production
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Each product you buy is shipped to you directly by the artisan who made it.

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On average it will then take another 8-21 days before the product reaches you. If something should go wrong, we offer 60 days buyer protection.