A beautiful example of handcrafted jewelry from Sanchali's women empowerment program by which rural women are trained in skills that can give them a sustained livelihood, independence and confidence and also updated designs and skills to be a productive member of society by utilizing the strength of unified cooperation and teamwork.
This piece uses assorted materials, many being 100% natural. This includes scraps of fabric belonging to India's textile heritage, recycled scraps of metal, and re-purposed beads.
This particular set is made from recycled brass and re-purposed blue and red beads as an accent to the pink and gold Varanasi textile.
Each earring is 1 1/8in wide and 2in long. Total weight for both earrings is only 0.02lbs.