PIPPA SMALL TURQUOISE MOUNTAIN SHABANA EARRINGS
By ethical jewellery designer and OBE Pippa Small, these 18K gold vermeil Shabana Earrings feature a crescent shape drop silhouette with a hammered texture. Show them off with a simple blouse or dress. Handcrafted in Afghanistan through the non-profit Turquoise Mountain initiative that aims to train and provide much needed employment for young artisans and create a craft market for their work.
Dimensions: 9.5 cm long. Materials: Silver 925 with 18K gold plate. Comes in a drawstring material pouch.
Care: Clean with soft toothbrush & chemical free soap. Avoid bathing, spraying perfume or lotion directly onto the metal, as the plating will wear off through excessive cosmetic contact.
About the brand:
London based jewellery designer, Pippa Small has been making jewellery since she was a child, using gems and shells she collected and inspired by cultures and people during her family travels. Later, to fund her anthropology degree, she resumed jewellery design, going on to collaborate with the likes of Gucci and Chloé, before launching her own eclectic, travel-inspired line. 2018 marked the 10th anniversary of the designer’s ongoing collaboration with the Turquoise Mountain Foundation in Afghanistan, which provides employment for local artisans. Signature styles include uncut precious stones, and talismanic pendants.