Umbrella Earrings

5 available

  • Cute earrings that co-ordinate with our necklaces

    Handmade with a hammered finish that catches the light
    Instantly add style to a plain outfit
    From a fair trade project employing women in India
    Drop 3.8cm approx.

    These quirky umbrella earrings are handmade from brass with a textured finishes that catches the light beautifully. They co-ordinate perfectly with our fair trade necklaces. The umbrella pendants are cut and polished by hand and attached to brass wire, which is free from nickel, lead and cadmium. These earrings are made by a project in Tamil Nadu, India, that offers women training and fairly-paid employment, often for the first time in their lives. Every design is the result of a collaborative process in which the women are encouraged to contribute their own design ideas, promoting a sense of price and ownership. Co-ordinating necklaces available - click to see all our fair trade jewellery.

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  • “At 59 years old I have learnt to make jewellery - I never thought that I would do this! Now I can help the economy of my household and I feel important. I never had the opportunity to work before.” – Naty, jeweller

    Just Trade is our connection to six inspirational fair trade jewellery projects in Peru, Ecuador and India. Each design is the result of a collaborative process in which the artisans are encouraged to contribute their own ideas and use their new-found skills to create a contemporary range of fair trade necklaces, bangles and earrings for Decorator’s Notebook.

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