Akha inspired Drop Earrings

You’ll love it because: Soft cotton, vibrant natural dyes and playful Akha embroidery add cheer and make these yellow teardrop earrings perfect for any age!

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$4.90

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Akha communities in northern Laos’ Phongsaly Province decorate their clothing with beads and embroidery. In collaboration with the Village Weavers Project.

Akha artisans have adapted this traditional skill to create sweet little teardrop earrings embroidered with classic, nature-inspired motifs. Lightweight and easy to wear, they are great for all ages. Makes a great souvenir or gift from Laos!

Due to the handmade nature of this product, it is only available in multi-colour fabrics. Please add comments on the checkout  if you have a preference for the color. We can offer: Blue; Pink; Green.

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Weight50 g

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