Balinese Garnet and Sterling Silver Lotus Dangle Earrings, "Daylight Lotus"
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Lotus petals bloom outward from a faceted red garnet in these dangle earrings from Wayan Asmana. The sterling silver petals and curling vines are cut out and held within an oval frame, all with an oxidized finish to accentuate the etched details. Dangling from highly polished hooks, these earrings emanate an aura of classic elegance.
- 5 grams
- 0.18 oz
- 4.3 cm H x 1.9 cm W x 0.3 cm D
- 1.7" H x 0.7" W x 0.1" D
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
Celuk is a Balinese silversmithing center and it is there that Asmana, while still in elementary school, began to learn the art of jewelry making. His father was a well-known silversmith who taught him bon, jawan and other jewelry techniques that have been handed from generation to generation in Celuk. Now in his sixties, Asmana has taught this art to many others and is dedicated to seeing it passed to the next generation.
This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.
Wayan Asmana has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2850 and the most recent for $3000.
Asmana and his workers rely on the stable income that Novica sales bring. These sales are their primary source of income.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.
Asmana employs assistants and silversmiths.
"A beautiful addition to my earring collection."
I am very pleased with the beauty and craftsmanship of these earrings. I got a compliment on them the first time I wore them.
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