Three sparkling oval shapes are linked together in this pair of elegant dangle earrings from Peru. Designed by Alfredo Inga, these earrings are handcrafted from silver by local artisans using the filigree technique, where petite, sparkling ribbons of silver are formed into ornate shapes.
Alfredo Inga has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1200 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to purchase silver and gemstones for increased production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.