Amahle, taken from the Zulu word for "beautiful ones," perfectly describes these shimmering chandelier earrings! Handmade with vibrantly hued glass beads, they're sure to make you the star attraction.
Earrings measure approximately , and have sterling silver ear wires for pierced ears.
- .925 sterling ear wires & glass beads
- 2.25" L x 0.75" W (5.7 x 1.9 cm)
- Handmade in & fairly traded from South Africa
Gone Rural Safari Curios has over 80 women making bead and telephone wire crafts in rural areas of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Most are the primary breadwinners in their families. Typically, the women support around ten people. Gone Rural Safari Curios uses traditional skills to produce exquisite contemporary Zulu beadwork, including bracelets, earrings, necklaces and mugs.
Glass beads were first used as trading commodities centuries ago in intra-African trade. They are an integral part of the Zulu culture. Gone Rural Safari Curios takes pride on the quality of their work and its uniqueness and the particular color combinations used. Gone Rural Safari Curios continues to help, develop and empower women in rural areas, who otherwise would have no means of earning a living other than from social grants.
Bought the blue. They are GORGEOUS!!!! Love them!!!
It was perfect for my Lady. It made her happy in 2 ways. She liked the look and the fact that it helped our furry friends.
Very pretty earrings, this is the second color I have bought. I always get complements when I where either pair.