Balinese Dragon Half-hoop Earrings, "Anantaboga Dragon"
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In the Wayang (traditional Javanese puppet theater), Anantaboga is the king of the dragons in the underworld and holds the world of the dead as his domain. Indonesian artisan Komang Wijayana pays tribute to Anantaboga with these marvelously detailed half-hoop earrings.
.925 Sterling silver
Komang Wijayana has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to develop new jewelry designs and make improvements to his workshop.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.