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Recycled Plastic Wood Dangle Earrings from West Africa, "Paper Lanterns"

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These earrings, crafted by West African artist Rita Addo Zakour, are made from recycled plastic and local sese wood. The round plastic beads are fanned out, resembling paper lanterns. The plastic collected for these earrings is from recycled water bottles that are melted down and cast into their new shape.

  • 4 grams
  • 0.14 oz
  • 7 cm L x 1.3 cm W
  • 2.8" L x 0.5" W

  • Sese wood, recycled plastic, brass hooks, nylon
  • Hook earrings
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

202

Verified Reviewer

01/27/2018

"Beautiful but much smaller than described"

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Actual dimensions: - total length: 6cm - length of beaded section: 4cm - maximum width 0.9cm

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Paper Lanterns, Recycled Plastic Wood Dangle Earrings from West Africa

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Verified Reviewer

02/11/2021

"Glimmery and lovely"

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Coordinate with a leopard outfit I have. These earrings top it off to perfection. I m a “bigger” gal and they don t get lost in my hair: they are so feminine and beautiful. Well made and lightweight. They are comfortable to wear.

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Verified Reviewer

02/01/2021

"Cannot wait to wear these!"

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My friends and work colleagues are going to want a pair!

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From Gilbert, Arizoona USA

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01/20/2021

"Touched my spirit"

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The mask has to not only be beautiful, but it has to speak to me.

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From Gilbert, Arizoona USA

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01/20/2021

"Beautiful"

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I always try when I can to support women artist.

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From Ohio

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01/16/2021

"Simply stunning"

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This mask arrived quickly and I was amazed at how beautiful and large it really is. Like the title says, this mask is simply stunning. It makes a great addition to my mask collection. I am looking forward to my next purchase!

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Rita has three children. Two of them are currently in the university and one studies in a vocational school.

Rita Addo Zakour has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to purchase raw materials such as wood and paints.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

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.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

 
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