Mexican Artisan Silver Earrings with Pearls and Garnet, "Whimsical Frogs"
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The whimsical design of these earrings is by Mexico's Francisco Sánchez. Crafted of sterling silver, the frogs are designed in opposite direction and feature an aged, rustic finish. Regarded as lucky, the frogs bring with them the beauty of a cream-hued semi baroque pearl and the fiery glow of garnet.
.925 Sterling silver.
- 4 grams
- 0.14 oz
- 4.3 cm L x 1.9 cm W x 0.5 cm D
- 1.7" L x 0.7" W x 0.2" D
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
Francisco Sanchez has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $3500 and the most recent for $3400. Proceeds were used to purchase silver and natural gemstones for his jewelry.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.