Jaraguá Carved Peace Basket Earrings
Jaraguá Carved Peace Basket Earrings

Jaraguá Carved Peace Basket Earrings

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Plum kernels are transformed into delicately carved "baskets" that carry the blessings of a symbolic dove. Hangs 1 3/8" from top of wire loop. Please allow for some slight variations in this handmade item. Fairly made by the women of Taller Jaraguá artisan co-op in Tonacatepeque, El Salvador. Your purchase directly supports Taller Jaraguá, named for a wild, fast-spreading grass that is strong and resilient. Working primarily with coconuts to create jewelry, these women purchase all of their materials from other local family businesses to create a thriving support system. Education is one of their main objectives, and proceeds from their sales have enabled them to build a library with donated books. Classes are held in the alleyways of their urban location while still preserving their culture and dignity.
Made in El Salvador