Handmade Fine Silver and Carnelian Chandelier Earrings, "Filigree Bouquet"
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Historic silversmith traditions inspire the design of this mesmerizing pair of earrings. Alfredo Inga bases his design on the jeweled artistry of Catacos (Piura), renowned for its sublime filigree work. The earrings feature fine silver flowers that are bathed by carnelian dewdrops.
1000 and .925 silver
Alfredo Inga has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1200 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to purchase silver and gemstones for increased production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.