Gold Plated Cultured Pearl Chandelier Earrings from Peru, "Sunrise Petals"
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Resembling petals that gleam with the hues of a sunrise, this pair of chandelier earrings is crafted of intricate sterling silver filigree work with a 24k gold plating. Petite cultured pearls dangle from each earring, designed by Peruvian artisan Alfredo Inga.
Alfredo Inga has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1200 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to purchase silver and gemstones for increased production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.