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Wood dangle earrings, 'Paper Lanterns' - Recycled Plastic Wood Dangle Earrings from West Africa icon bankCurate

Product ID: 262070

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

byRita Addo Zakour: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (188)
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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

188

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

09/01/2020

"Exquisite Mask"

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Very pleased

Best Uses

  • wall hanging

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Verified Reviewer

08/26/2020

"So light and happy!"

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I just love these - theyre my go-to summer earrings!

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From San Francisco Bay Area

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08/14/2020

"My favorite mask from Rita"

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The metalwork accents the rich color of this mask. It is my favorite of all the designers masks.

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From Houston TX

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07/31/2020

"This is now on my wall of masks"

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This is a beautiful piece of are that I proudly display on my wall Love the colors and attention to detail

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From Portland Oregon

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07/15/2020

"great quality"

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just love this mask with a stand great price

Best Uses

  • wall art

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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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