Mother Sierra

escarabajo handmade earrings

$50.00 USD

Flowers, sunsets, landscapes, we’ve seen a million. But how about taking a closer look at the beauty on display in some of our planet’s smallest creatures: bugs! Our Escarabajo earrings, Spanish for beetle, do just that. The pink and deep violet of the escarabajo, and the bright lime green of the leaf on which she’s resting will display to the world your appreciation of the finer -and smaller- things in nature.

Art design created by Amauri 

Size: 10X3 cm

Mother Sierra’s founders, Addy Vazquez and Eli Zloof, met in Vietnam during the course of their own personal journeys around the world. Addy was inspired by the artwork and jewelry of the Wixáritari people she grew up around and the colorful vegetation of the high desert of the Sierra Madre, the flora and fauna of the rich coastal regions and tropical waters of Mexico. All Mother Sierra pieces are sustainably handmade by Wixárika & Otomí families in Mexico & Maya families in Guatemala. The manufacturing process is a family affair, taking place at the leisure of the artisans and in the comfort of their own homes. There is not a single factory or assembly line anywhere in the chain of production and it shows in the quality and durability of the pieces. Merchandise is ordered in small, manageable shipments, and makers are compensated fairly and above market rate. So, when you make even a small order, you’re making a meaningful contribution to the Indigenous families the Mother Sierra team works with.

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