Star Motif Purple Amethyst Drop Earrings from Peru, "Starry Galaxy"
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Carved from natural amethyst, two purple beads are cradled by sterling silver. Designed by Leslie Granthon in Peru, these drop earrings feature gleaming stars.
- 5 grams
- 0.16 oz
- 2.3 cm L x 1.1 cm W x 1.2 cm D
- 0.9" L x 0.4" W x 0.5" D
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Leslie Granthon has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $700. Proceeds were used to purchase silver, her main material, to increase production, in time for the holiday season.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.