Blue Topaz and Carved Bone Dangle Earrings from Bali, "Celuk Pangeran"
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Two princes, their faces carved in bone, wear ornate crowns that are handcrafted of sterling silver with elegant wire and dot work patterns. Komang Suastra designs and crafts this pair of dangle earrings, accentuating the crowns with faceted blue topaz gems. He names the earrings Celuk Pangeran, "Celuk" referring to the silversmithing village where he works and "pangeran" meaning "prince" in Indonesian.
- 10 grams
- 0.35 oz
- 3.7 cm H x 1.5 cm W x 1 cm D
- 1.5" H x 0.6" W x 0.4" D
Komang Suastra has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $600 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to purchase raw materials such as sterling silver and semiprecious gemstones.
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.