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Silver Fulani Earrings

Silver Fulani Earrings

The East Africa Co.

Regular price $145.00 USD
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The Fulani are a people spread throughout Western Africa, but these earrings are specific to the Mopti/Djenne area of Mali and nowhere else. Traditionally made in gold, these are sterling silver, made by craftsmen using traditional tools and techniques. Starting with a solid rod of silver, the metal is hammered into shape, creating these works of art.

  • Sterling silver
  • Large: 2¼ inch diameter
  • Medium: 1¾ inch diameter
  • Small: 1½ inch diameter
  • Petite: 1 inch diameter
  • Handmade using traditional techniques
  • Made in Mali by Fulani craftsmen
  • Limited quantity available
  • Product type: Earrings
  • Shipping Weight: 0.06 lb (1.0 oz; 28 g)
  • SKU010007598

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About the Supplier

The East Africa Co.

A native of New Zealand, Steve Parkes has been travelling to and from Africa, trading with the locals, for more than 25 years. Thriving on the personal connections he has made with his friends in Mali, South Africa, the Ivory Coast and other places, he returns to visit and trade with them twice a year. Peter (who makes the wire rings), Bart (who makes toy cars and planes from tin cans), and Peace Corp Baba (who makes woven bangles) have become long-time friends and business partners.

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