Inspired by the zodiac, Thai artisan Matta designs this pair of dangle earrings to depict the symbol for Aquarius. Two mermaids holding scepters are crafted in 18k gold plated sterling silver, accompanied by a cultured pearl in each radiant earring. Perfect for expressing your identity, these earrings adorn the ears on hooks.
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.