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Recycled paper dangle earrings, 'Spin the Top' - Multicolor African Eco Earrings

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Multicolor African Eco Earrings, "Spin the Top"

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By Akwele Suma, these original earrings combine colorful beads made from... more

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By Akwele Suma, these original earrings combine colorful beads made from recycled paper with diminutive disks cut from plastic bottles. The handcrafted design evokes spinning tops.

The artist uses the paper at hand so paper colors will vary, making each design a unique example of handcrafted art. These beads receive a protective coat of clear nail polish.

  • 6 grams
  • 0.21 oz
  • 4.5 cm L x 2 cm W
  • 1.8" L x 0.8" W

  • Recycled paper, recycled plastic, brass hooks
  • Avoid contact with water
  • Hook earrings
  • Recycled materials may vary slightly in color and/or pattern
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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15

Mele

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07/23/2021

"Subtle shades"

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I really like the colors used in these earrings -- they are study and subtle and go well with a number of different outfits. I love that they are handcrafted and lightweight, as well.

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Ginger

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06/03/2021

"Im ordering again"

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Pair number 2! Its so nice to know that I am doing something good for the planet...and Akwele has an eye for beauty!!

Purchased Item:

Naa Araa Royalty, Recycled Paper and Sese Wood Dangle Earrings from Ghana

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Layan

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03/06/2021

"pretty and original earrings"

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Nice craftsmanship and elegant execution

Purchased Item:

Beach at Dawn, Blue Recycled Paper Dangle Earrings from Ghana

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Layan

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03/05/2021

"beautiful Gift"

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Very original and beautiful made a great gift. Receiver mentioned how compliments keep coming

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Claire

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01/31/2021

"Falls apart"

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Started falling apart as soon as I got it. Also, its quite big.

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Mary Ruth

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11/02/2020

"Good workmanship."

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Well made. Quite different from picture.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Akwele is currently supporting the education of her own child and three others, from primary school all the way to the university level.

Akwele Suma has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $300. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of raw materials such as paper, glue, hooks, and clasps; and also to employ additional workers to assist her in production.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Akwele has one child that she cares for.

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

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