Handcrafted with high quality alpaca silver by female artisans in Mexico, these beautiful abalone shell earrings are set in skillfully designed metalwork.
Measures approximately 2 inches by .5 inches.
Material: Sterling silver hooks, with alpaca silver and abalone shell.
Natural, iridescent sheen and bold colors of natural abalone shell.
The handcrafted nature of this product means that each pair of earrings is slightly unique, with minor differences in design, size and weight.
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.