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Hand-Carved Bone Octopus Dangle Earrings from Bali, "Friendly Octopus"

byMade Wardika: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (863)
Working with natural bone, Balinese artisan Made Wardika carefully hand-carves... more

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Details

Working with natural bone, Balinese artisan Made Wardika carefully hand-carves this pair of dangle earrings into the intricate shape of two octopusus. These nautical earrings swing from hooks of high-polish sterling silver.

  • 7 grams
  • 0.25 oz
  • 5.5 cm L x 2 cm W x 0.5 cm D
  • 2.2" L x 0.8" W x 0.2" D

  • 925 sterling silver, cow bone
  • Hook earrings
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • High polish finish
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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863

Lavonna

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07/27/2020

"Unique earrings"

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I love that people see an abstract shape and only by looking closer can you tell they are octopuses!

Best Uses

  • Casual, or dress
  • Casual or dress

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Friendly Octopus, Hand-Carved Bone Octopus Dangle Earrings from Bali

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Laura L.

From Brookfield, WI USA

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11/24/2021

"Great set with necklace"

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I love wearing the necklace and earrings together

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Laura L.

From Brookfield, WI USA

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11/24/2021

"Love the wings"

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I bought the necklace and earrings. They are a stand out set

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Fredrick

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11/14/2021

"A beautiful addition to our Christmas"

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Truly beautiful, the patina gives it a look of warmth and age. The carving is just gorgeous. Thank you for this addition to our Christmas decor, it will be a part of our celebration of the Holidays for years to come.

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Leilamonster

From NJ, US

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11/10/2021

"Gift for my daughter"

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She loves them! They re so intricately detailed they almost look like they re articulated at the mandibles, and surface is polished until it gleams. They always attract lots of attention!

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Glynn

From West Palm Beach, FL

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11/06/2021

"Beautiful Carving!"

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Stunning detail. I gave it to my daughter to remind her that she would be wrapped in my love for all eternity.

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  • A meaningful gift

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: 'just because'

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

Wardika comes from a village that specializes in bone carving, a traditional Balinese art that has been passed from generation to generation. When he was eighteen, he began to work as a bone carver and determined that he would become a master carver. Every day, he carefully studied and copied the techniques of the best carvers until he became their equal. Today, he earns a living and proudly supports his family with the sales of his unique carvings. He is able to give work to others in his community and hopes to teach this art to the next generation.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Wardika was a street vendor with an unpredictable income until he joined Novica and shoppers discovered his unique work. Now his Novica sales provide a stable income and he is able to employ artisan assistants to help produce his jewelry.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Made Wardika has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $600 and the most recent for $4000.

Profound Impact

Profound Impact

Wardika and his family and his four assistants and their families are dependent upon the steady income that Novica provides.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Made provides for his three children and is deeply attentive to teaching them respect for the elders and the natural world.

Covering Basic Needs

Covering Basic Needs

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Made Wardika provides for the education of his children.

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