Freshwater Pearl Hoop Earrings by SLATE + SALT
The Freshwater Pearl Hoop Earrings are handcrafted by skilled artisans from recycled bombshells. They are delicately gold plated, adding an elegant touch and giving them a long-lasting shine. The sleek and timeless design makes them a must-have accessory for any jewelry collection.
- Material: Brass from recycled bombshell + bullet casings, 14K gold plating, freshwater pearls + sterling silver earring backs
- Measurements: L 4 cm x W 2.5 cm
- Handmade with love in Cambodia
- As with all handcrafted goods, there are slight variations making each piece a work of art and truly one of a kind.
This artisan group is based in Siem Reap, Cambodia, where creativity, Fair Trade principles, and ethical artisan crafts thrive. Situated near the UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor Wat, this social enterprise provides specialized design and production skills to unlock the creative potential of young, disabled, and disadvantaged Cambodian women, offering them a safe, positive, and healthy environment to thrive in. They believe that women play an essential role in Cambodia's development and are committed to supporting their empowerment.
In this collection, you will discover jewelry that embraces the luxuriousness of 1920s design, with geometric shapes and sleek lines. Each piece is meticulously handcrafted by artisans, showcasing the feminine touch that the local female Cambodian designer brings to the collection.
Using brass from recycled bullet and bombshells, they meticulously hand-make each piece of jewelry. To ensure longevity, artisans specialize in flash-plating gold, keeping the jewelry bright and shiny for years to come. Each piece is not only a stunning piece of wearable art, but also contributes to the social and economic empowerment of the artisan makers. Join us in making a positive impact and celebrating the creativity and resilience of Cambodian artisans.