Tiger Eye and Alpaca Silver Wrap Ring - Artisana

MJSR08_TIG_215068

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Ring features three pieces of tiger eye inlaid in a striking alpaca silver ring that wraps around the finger. Ring is 1 inch tall and perfect for wearing on middle or index finger. One size fits most. Adjustable by squeezing the metal. Due to the nature of the stone, the size and shape of the 3 pieces will vary from the image.

Meet the Artisans

Artisana Jewelry The artisans of Tecalpulco, Mexico have long been known for their silver and abalone jewelry. ArtCamp, short for Artesanas Campesinas (or rural female artisans), is a women-owned cooperative that continues this tradition. The group constantly introduces new methods, materials, and machinery to compete in the highly competitive jewelry market, even surviving a collapse in the marketability of their pieces in the 1990’s after jewelry from other countries flooded the US market. The artisans have become business women, understanding the importance of customer service, quality, and design. Their product range includes semi-precious stones, shells, and even tiny flowers captured in resin. Each piece is accentuated by silver alloys or precious metals, and represents the tradition of fine Mexican jewelry .


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