Ring Earring

$125.00 CAD
Color: Gold Plated
Add to cart
HANDMADE IN NAIROBI

Stylish and small batch with a classic look––these earrings truly are sustainability that shines.

Story

Situated in the heart of Nairobi is the neighbourhood of Kibera, and despite crushing poverty, the area has a thriving community of artists, dancers, craftsmen, and thousands of other talented residents. It is here in Kibera where you'll find Jack and his group of artisans. Under Jack's creative direction, these skilled, resourceful makers create beautiful pieces of jewelry. Jack is the visionary of this talented collective and together they've used their craft to establish a strong artisanal economy.

Details
  • MEASUREMENTS: 3.5 cm L / 1.4"
  • RING MEASUREMENTS: 2.4 cm Diameter / 0.94"
  • MATERIALS: 100% Upcycled brass, Silver Plating, 18K Gold Plating
  • ORIGIN: Kenya
Product Care

Jewelry may oxidize and tarnish over time from exposure to the light, moisture, friction and natural body oils. Remove jewelry when showering, doing the dishes and working out. Wipe your piece with a jewelry polishing cloth to remove oils before storing it in a cool, dry area.

Meet the Artisan

Kenya

Our Artisan Partners From Kibera

Sylvester grew up fascinated by the idea of working with metal, and at a young age decided to learn the trade as a way to carry his father’s legacy forward. Now, many years later as a father of five children himself, Sylvester’s work is truly anchored in tradition. Blacksmithing is more than just his livelihood, it’s his defining passion.

Working from a small shop in the heart of Nairobi, he speaks of his goal to one day open a center where he can teach underprivileged young people the art of blacksmithing "If I can teach other kids they will be empowered to use jewelry to create a life for themselves".

Customer Reviews