Artisan Origins: Nairobi, Kenya
Statement lightning-shaped earrings, with dual-toned hammered and smooth textures.
Fully made from upcycled brass in Kenya. Ion Plated Earhooks .
Dimensions: 4.2cm x 1.7cm.
Care Instructions: Brass naturally tarnishes with oxidation and exposure to moisture. To polish your artisan's craft, use a wedge of lemon, and polish along the tarnished surface with a small cotton towel.
The NJIA Earrings are handcrafted by the artisan Elijah. Elijah is a 28 year-old artisan from Kenya, and loves creating elegant pieces from recycled brass materials.
Elijah's favorite part of his job is knowing someone will be wearing his piece! In the future, he hopes to open his own workshop to employ other young jewelry makers and artisans.
Read more about Elijah and other Kenyan artisans here.