Kapoeta by Ambica

Miao Spiral Earrings Brass

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SKU: MIAO-SPIRAL-BRA

$80

The Miao are an indigenous group of people in southern China where silver jewelry is an integral part of their cultural identity.  Miao women wear elaborate silver pieces because they regard silver as a talisman against evil spirits.

These earrings are a modern interpretation of original Miao earrings found in an antique shop. Handmade in brass by Dekwar, a skilled metalsmith in Bali. 

  • Color: Gold
  • Material: Brass
  • Width: 4cm 
  • Length: 4cm 
  • Sold as a pair

Inspired by adornments of the past, heirlooms that are symbolic of a tribe, their land and cultural heritage, the Ancestral Collection is the latest jewelry collection from Kenyan brand Kapoeta. The Collection is a modern interpretation of rare, antique jewelry 'finds' into wearable pieces with the intention of celebrating these unique cultures. 

All materials are ethically sourced, produced and designed between Kenya and Bali, by local entrepreneurs, with the aim of empowering and supporting the community and environment. 

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