These earrings are sophisticated, lightweight, and can be worn casually or dressed up!
All the workmanship ishandcrafted by indigenous artisans of the Wounaan tribe. These earrings are made with palm leaf threads sewn using the same ancestral techniques as thecoiled baskets featuredhere. All palm leaf is sustainably harvested from indigenous-owned lands.
5% of each purchase is given backto the Wounaan community in Colombia for projects in health & cultural preservation since the Wounaan are continuously displaced by the armed conflict in Colombia's Pacific coast.Learn morehere.
Each earring weighs 1/8 oz. Drop length is 2.75 inches. The metal structure is 24k-gold plated bronze. Ear wires are 24K Gold plated surgical steel.
For every $10 raised, $2 goes towards administrative and managerial costs unless otherwise requested by the donor. Please note that all members of the LAHU-USA team based in the United States and the four Directors based in Uganda are unpaid volunteers. Additionally, there are four support team members that are salaried employees of the organization in Uganda.
Proud members of the Fair Trade Federation!
Our FTF membership means we go further than the fair trade basics. The 360° method is about building a true partnership with our makers and artisans, most of whom are women who run their homes singly. We have joined forces where we work together towards a positive future. Please join our mission - be part of Global Change!