Amis Tagua Earrings, Colombia

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A colorful 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).

These tagua earrings are fair trade and ethically handmade in Colombia. Muichic Natural Jewelry is a proud member of the Fair Trade Federation.

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 color, 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.

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