Handcrafted in high-quality alpaca silver, these beautiful pink shell earrings are skillfully designed by women artisans in Mexico. Both the terms Alpaca and Silver are misnomers in this lovely metal Global Crafts artisans find used in Central and South American jewelry making. Believe it or not, Alpaca Silver has nothing to do with the cute, furry wool animals, and contains no real silver! Alpaca Silver is an alloy of copper, nickel, and zinc.
- Approximately 1-inch by .75-inches.
- Hypoallergenic hooks.
- Natural, iridescent sheen from shell.
- The handcrafted nature of this product will produce minor differences in design, sizing and weight. Variations will occur from piece to piece, measurements may vary slightly.
- Handcrafted in Mexico.
Renowned for its rich history and Old World beauty, Taxco, Mexico is known for it's masterful silver artistry, using high-quality sterling silver or alpaca silver. The Artisana Collection represents work from multiple artists in this famous region of Mexico, offering a wide range of styles from traditional to more whimsical, using beautiful, natural materials such as abalone shell, mother-of-pearl, flowers, and more to create one-of-a-kind pieces.
Villages Port Colborne is located along the shore of the Niagara Peninsula. Where the Welland Canal and Lake Erie meet, in the heart of Port Colborne, we have been fair trade since 1984. We carry unique, handcrafted goods that are ethically made from artisans around the world. If you’re in the Southern Ontario area, we welcome you to visit us in-person!