Earrings feature turquoise, mother-of-pearl, and malachite artistically arranged in the shape of an ellipse, embedded in alpaca silver. Handmade in Mexico by Art Camp artisans they hang 1.25 inches from hypoallergenic hooks.
Meet the Artisans
|The artisans of Tecalpulco, Mexico have long been known for their silver and abalone jewelry. ArtCamp, short for Artesanas Campesinas (or rural female artisans), is a women-owned cooperative that continues this tradition. The group constantly introduces new methods, materials, and machinery to compete in the highly competitive jewelry market, even surviving a collapse in the marketability of their pieces in the 1990’s after jewelry from other countries flooded the US market. The artisans have become business women, understanding the importance of customer service, quality, and design. Their product range includes semi-precious stones, shells, and even tiny flowers captured in resin. Each piece is accentuated by silver alloys or precious metals, and represents the tradition of fine Mexican jewelry .|
This barrette is handcast in Mexican alpaca silver and features an abalone design with a hair clip on the reverse. Measures 4 inches by 1 inches, with a 2.75 inch...
These delicate alpaca silver dragonfly-shaped earrings with abalone inlaid wings, including the antennae, the earring are 1 inch tall by 0.75 inches wide. Hypoallergenic hooks. Meet the Artisans The artisans...
Ring features three pieces of abalone inlaid in a striking alpaca silver ring that wraps around the finger. Ring is 1 inch tall and perfect for wearing on middle or...