Silk and Glass Beaded Dangle Earrings in Maroon Thailand, "Sparkling Rosettes in Maroon"
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Kai Kittima is an artisan from Thailand who works with local materials to create beautiful pieces of jewelry. She designs this pair of dangle earrings, which are crafted from silk in maroon, red, and pale yellow, featuring faceted glass beads. The earrings hang on sterling silver hooks for a truly delightful appearance.
Kittima has survived oral cancer. She still suffers muscular weakness in her left arm from the effects of chemotherapy and radiation. In spite of this she continues to create her jewelry. "I live my life with consciousness. I do everything for the present and future, leaving the past behind. I am very happy with the things I've done. I like crafting jewelry and I am so happy with it."
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
Kittima is able to give jobs to artisans who work from home.