Hand Made Sterling Silver Dangle Earrings, "Papua Scute"
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Komang Suastra transforms the shield used by Asmat warriors from Papua New Guinea into earrings of fascinating elegance. Known as scute, the shield's artistry is detailed in low relief as Suastra crafts the sterling silver earrings by hand.
.925 Sterling silver
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.
"Pretty and petite!"
The craftsmanship is graceful and clean. I will be putting these on french wires as I prefer them over studs. They are elegant and feel substantial. I'm hoping for a longer version or multiple pieces connected to make a longer dangle.Thank you for your hard work.
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