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Handmade Hammered Spiral Thai Hill Tribe Silver Hook Earrings (Thailand) (White - Silver)

Handmade Hammered Spiral Thai Hill Tribe Silver Hook Earrings (Thailand) (White - Silver). A unique pair of earrings designed by the Yao Hill Tribe. The earrings depict the mystical beauty of a mermaid tail. The earrings are set in Thai silver which contains 92.5 to 99 percent pure silver with a hammered finish. A fashionable pair for your style. Product Features: Condition: New Metal: Thai hill tribe silver 0.925-0.99 percent fine silver Finish: Shiny, hand hammered Style: Fashion, tribal Weight: 8.5 grams total Overall measurements: 25 mm (0.98 inch) wide x 42 mm (1.65 inch) long (including hook) Earring type: Pierced hook dangle earrings Closure: Fish hooks Trademark: Stamped 925 Model No: PE-0459-0 Story Behind the Art: The Yao originally come from Southern China. From the late 1800s to the early 19th century, the Yao migrated into Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos. The Yao are the only hill tribe to have a written language. In Thailand Yao settlements can be found in the Northern provinces where the climate is cooler because of the mountainous terrain and forest areas. The silversmiths of the Yao hill tribe are renowned for their impressive skill. The intricate silver designs began as unique facets to the clothing of each member of the Yao family. Recently, many Yao silversmiths have begun to design more mainstream jewelry which appeal to a larger mass. This allows them to support the tribe while maintaining the legacy and rich cultural heritage from the past. What is Worldstock? The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen. Imported All weights and measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed information. Treatment code . See Treatment Guide for further information. Worldstock Country: Thailand Product Features: Handmade Style: Dangling, Delicate, Fashion, Hook Material: Sterling Silver Jewelry Finish: High Polish, Hammered Metal Color: Silver Metal: Sterling Silver Exact Color: Silver Click here to Meet the Artisan Please note: Orders of 151 pounds or more will be shipped via Freight carrier and our Oversized Item Delivery/Return policy will apply. Please click here for more information. All measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed dimensions. read more