Lapis Lazuli Cross Dangle Earrings from Thailand, "Subtle Cross"
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Crafted of silver by Karen hill tribe artisans, two medallions are stamped with the image of a cross. Thailand's Matta designs these dangle earrings, each accentuated with a single bead of deep blue lapis lazuli. Each earring is suspended from a sterling silver hook.
Matta has provided an education for three children that she is not related to. Two have graduated and one is still at the university.
Matta has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2700 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of materials for her handcrafted jewelry.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.