Artisan Origins: Ongata Rongai, Kenya
Statement earrings with a playful twist.
Materials: Fully made from upcycled brass in Kenya. Ion-plated earposts.
Dimensions: 3.6cm x 3.4cm.
Care Instructions: Brass 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 USO Earrings are handcrafted by the artisan Angie. Angie is part of a women’s collective Erkencho, based in Ongata Rongai, a town which is separated from Nairobi city proper by the Mbagathi river.
Read more about Angie and other Kenyan artisans here.