Blue Topaz and Cow Bone Sterling Silver Dangle Earrings, "Celuk Prince"
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A regal, peaceful face carved from cow bone is encased in sterling silver and adorned with two faceted blue topaz gems. These dangle earrings from Balinese artisan Komang Suastra are decorated with numerous dot motifs, in the Balinese jawan style. They are named after the village of Celuk, which has produced remarkable silver works for decades.
- 10 grams
- 0.35 oz
- 4.3 cm H x 1.6 cm W x 1 cm D
- 1.7" H x 0.6" W x 0.4" D
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Komang Suastra has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $600 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to purchase raw materials such as sterling silver and semiprecious gemstones.
This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
This artist supports children under the age of 18.