These earrings are an homage to corn! Mexicans call themselves the "children of corn," descendants of people whose religious pantheon included three corn gods. Cornstalks were common patterns in ancient Mexican art and persist today in popular art. Between the Guatemalan and U.S. borders grow at least 32 varieties of corn, each with various sub-varieties, developed in response to climate and soil differences.
Sterling silver. About 1.5 inches long. Approx 7 grams.
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Lovely little chachal medallions are hand cast in the Highlands of Guatemala. These are special. We noticed the artisans wife wearing a pair of these ands asked him to make these. These aren't generally available anyplace!
4 inches long and 24g
Mexican amber is among the rarest and highest qualities of amber in the world. The amber is of a long extinct species of tree and is probably about 25 million years old.
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These spectacular beauties are made in Oaxaca, Mexico, the home of this type of beautiful filigree work. These are dramatic and feminine. The craftsmanship is impeccable. Unique and wonderful earring. The design of the ear wire, the wire bar makes these remarkably comfortable as the weight is nicely support.
Sterling silver. Just shy of 2.5" long. Approx 16 grams.
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