Rectangle Horn Earrings With Peruvian Silver 925
This handmade jewelry is made from natural discarded and recycled cow horn with Peruvian sterling silver 925 crafted by Peruvian artisans. Each unique piece has been hand cut, molded and polished to bring out the natural horn color and texture in a brilliant finish. The metal back is sterling silver in black to get a rustic style.
Size: Height: 1.7″ x Width: 0.5″
Back finding: French wire hook
Color: variable natural coloring ranging from black, dark brown, beige, tan and white.
Materials: Earring is recycled, polished cow horn. An ideal substitute for the shells of turtle which is endangered. Metal back is Peruvian sterling
black silver 925.
Production: Preparing to work the bull horn is arduous. This jewelry piece took approximately 2 days by a single family workshop to complete. All production was done in the suburban of Lima region of Peru.
Carbon Footprint: The production and transportation of this jewelry resulted in 9 pounds of CO2 emission, roughly equivalent to driving 10 miles in a car. This is a Carbon Zero product as its footprint has been offset through the purchase of carbon credits.
Each of our jewelry pieces is handmade by a single family of Peruvian artisans. Having known them for years, we’re happy to build a working relationship on the spirit of fair trade and friendship. The price you pay assures a fair living wage for the artisans involved in production.