Amis Tagua Earrings, Colombia

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A colourful pair of leaf-shaped Tagua beads dangle from a steel ring to make up these beautifully playful earrings. Surgical steel findings. These tagua earrings are sustainable, organic, vegan and biodegradable: 100% vegetable ivory (Tagua seeds).

  • Dimensions:
    • Leaf: 0.75" / 2 cm long each
    • Width: 1.25" / 3cm
    • Total hanging length: 1.75" / 4.5 cm
  • Fair trade and ethically handmade in Colombia. 

When ripe, tagua seeds are harvested and dried for 6 to 9 months. After losing all their moisture they become rock solid resembling ivory in colour, texture and hardness, hence their nickname: “Vegetable Ivory”. At this point the hard seeds can be polished, dyed, cut and shaped into beautiful beads that become Muichic’s natural jewelry. Muichic Natural Jewelry is a proud member of the Fair Trade Federation.

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