Sterling Silver and Amethyst Dangle Earrings from Bali, "Purple Bali Cakra"
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Meaning 'chakra' in Balinese, the cakra is the wheel-like weapon wielded by Lord Vishnu in Hindu lore. Bali artisan Komang Wijayana styles these sterling silver earrings like wheels or discs, adding 1.5 carats of faceted amethyst for color and sparkle.
.925 Sterling silver
Komang Wijayana has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to develop new jewelry designs and make improvements to his workshop.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.