Handcrafted in high-quality alpaca silver by woman artisans in Mexico, these beautiful abalone shell earrings are set in skillfully designed metalwork in the shape of a parrot.
Measures: Approximately 2-inches by .5-inches.
Sterling silver, hypoallergenic hooks.
Natural, iridescent sheen and bold colors of abalone shell, which is an organic gemstone harvested from sea-life.
The handcrafted nature of this product will produce minor differences in design, sizing and weight. Variations will occur from piece to piece, measurements may vary slightly.
The Story Behind the Art:
Renowned for its rich history and Old World beauty, Taxco, Mexico is known for it's masterful silver artistry, using high-quality sterling silver or alpaca silver. The Artisana Collection represents work from multiple artists in this famous region of Mexico, offering a wide range of styles from traditional to more whimsical, using beautiful, natural materials such as abalone shell, mother-of-pearl, flowers, and more to create one-of-a-kind pieces.