Square Glass Earrings Green Blue
Artisans who are a part of the organization COMPARTE in Chile make by hand exquisite jewelry of fused glass. The mixture of opaque, translucent and transparent glass in these 2 cm. square earrings reminds one of these colours in nature, the ocean, river, and meadow, with bubbles in the glass like the ocean spray.
- Each piece of glass is coloured by hand and has its own unique qualities
- Hooks are hypoallergenic
- Due to the handmade nature of the piece, please allow for some slight variances in the pattern
- As a Fair Trade product, all persons involved in its production make a fair wage.
About the Artisan
COMPARTE (Comercializadora de Productos Artesanales Exportables) is a non-profit organization that exports Chilean handicrafts around the world. As members of the WFTO, the World Fair Trade Organization, Comparte's mission is to improve the standard of living for owners and employees of Chilean handicraft workshops, by promoting and exporting various handmade products of the highest quality, while supporting these same artisans through technical and product development assistance programs. Purchasing COMPARTE products helps improve the living conditions of their artisans and craftsmen by paying fair prices and stimulating justice in the workplace of the developing world.
The artisans often work from their homes. In some cases adult children work alongside their parents while younger children attend school. Comparte products include enameled copper earrings; fused glass earrings pendants and bracelets; sterling silver earrings; wood articulated pens, fish, snakes and dinosaurs; fused glass plates and ceramic ocarinas.