Handcrafted in high-quality alpaca silver, this wave cuff bracelet is skillfully made by women artisans in Mexico.
- Measures: Approximately .5-inches wide.
- Features a stylized wave design.
- 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.
Both the terms Alpaca and Silver are misnomers in this lovely metal we 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.
The Story Behind the Art:
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.