These dangle earrings from Neeru Goel combine intricate silverwork with the simple serenity of pearls. The charming cultured pearls shine from within a sterling silver nest, crafted with a circle of small rings around the center gems and a woven sterling band around the edge.
Neeru is a self-taught jewelry artisan. Her designs are inspired by the rich heritage of traditional Indian jewelry. In her workshop, she and her assistants handcraft the jewelry molds and handset the gemstones. Neeru eagerly passes her knowledge to any of the artisans in her workshop who wish to master this ancient art.
At any given time Neeru, gives work to other jewelry artisans. Most work full-time and the others, part-time.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.