Artisan Handcrafted Lotus Earrings with Cultured Pearls, "A Pure Love"
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"Lotus blossoms represent the purity of body and soul," Francisco Sanchez says. They are a favorite flower of the Maya moon goddess, Ixchel. The Mexican artisan sets the sterling silver flowers in handcrafted earrings. Creamy cultured pearls dance beneath. The artisan stamps his work Citlali, meaning "Star" in the Nahuatl language.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
Francisco Sanchez has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $3500 and the most recent for $3400. Proceeds were used to purchase silver and natural gemstones for his jewelry.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.