Fire Design Small Glass Earrings - Tili Glass
$19.99 In StockCGJ6RSM-221029
Representing the fire of the105 Chilean volcanos our Fair Trade artisan partners handcraft these glass earrings by fusing opaque and translucent glass. With over 20 years experience in glasswork, the artisans are experts at melting discarded glass into true works of art. Each purchase provides sustainable jobs to talented artists and prevents waste.
Bring the firey culture of Chile to your ensemble and provide Fair Trade artisans with a better life. Great as a gift to the culture or nature lover in your life or addition to your own jewelry collection.
The Fire Design Bubble Small Glass Earrings are:
- Handmade with vibrant red, orange, and yellow opaque fused glass
- Made from saved window glass and recycled bottles in Santiago Chile
- Expertly crafted by Fair Trade Chilean Fair Trade glass artisans
- Hang from hypoallergenic hooks, great for even sensitive ears
- Measure 0.5 inches in length, perfect for any style
Meet the Artisans
Calypso Chile is a family owned business that operates from the family home. Marcela Cofre and her husband supported their family by making women's shoes until 1994 when the market for shoes dropped dramatically as cheaper imports flooded the market.
After dabbling in various types of crafts, Marcela found a particular talent for glass making, building a sustainable business to support her family as well as the families of others who she has trained to help make glass products, specializing in fashion jewelry. As a member of the WFTO, Marcela operates the business under the auspices of fair trade, ensuring that all of the artisans and craftspeople are paid a fair price for their work.