Black cultured freshwater pearls are flanked by sky-blue quartz stones in this balanced pair of dangle earrings from Thailand. Matta designs the earrings, hanging them from sterling silver hooks and alternating the orbs with faceted hematite.
- 9 grams
- 0.33 oz
- 5.2 cm L x 1 cm W
- 2" L x 0.4" W
Matta has provided an education for three children that she is not related to. Two have graduated and one is still at the university.
Matta has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2700 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of materials for her handcrafted jewelry.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.