Amethyst and Sterling Silver Dangle Earrings from Bali, "Buddha Hoops"
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Bali’s Zayd Makarim transforms sterling silverhalf-hoops into something truly special by addinga three-carat, faceted amethyst to each. The oxidized sterling silver pattern, known as "Buddha’s curls", is inspired by hundreds of Buddha statues at Borobudur temple in central Java.
Zayd Makarim has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2850 and the most recent for $7500. Proceeds were used to buy natural gemstones and silver to use to make jewelery.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
This artist supports children under the age of 18.