Pair of Birds in Tumbaga Gold Drop Earrings
Handcrafted in gold and copper tumbaga, these delicate birds in flight earrings are skillfully made by women artisans in Mexico.
- Measures: Approximately 2-inches by 1.5-inches.
- Tumbagaan alloy used in pre-Columbian times from Mesoamerica to Peru and Chile, is a combination of gold and copper.
- The handcrafted nature of this product will produce minor differences in design, sizing and weight. Variations will occur from piece to piece, measurements may vary slightly.
The Story Behind the Art:
Renowned for its rich history and Old World beauty, Taxco, Mexico is known for it's masterful silver artistry, using high-quality sterling silver or alpaca silver. The Artisana Collection represents work from multiple artists in this famous region of Mexico, offering a wide range of styles from traditional to more whimsical, using beautiful, natural materials such as abalone shell, mother-of-pearl, flowers, silver, tumbaga and more to create one-of-a-kind pieces.