Hand Made Cultured Pearl Stud Earrings from Indonesia, "Glowing White Happiness"
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These petite stud earrings glow with a white happiness, presented by Indonesia's Sukartini, who works with local silversmiths to provide excellent pieces of jewelry. Handcrafted from sterling silver with dot motifs, each earring features a single cultured pearl with an elegant glow.
Sukartini has seen two of her children graduate and continues to pay for the education of her youngest son.
Sukartini has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1500 and the most recent for $4000. Proceeds were used to stock up on the materials she needs for production, such as sterling silver and gemstones.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
Sukartini provides work for several local silversmiths.
This artist supports children under the age of 18.