These beautiful handmade hoops are designed by Jenny Bird and handcrafted by Turquoise Mountain artisans in Kabul. They were produced with the idea that going beyond our own horizons and helping artisans in Afghanistan to connect to markets can create a better life for them and their families. Each piece is one of a kind and made from start to finish by one artisan.
Dimensions: 1.5" (4cm) diameter.
Limited quantity available.
Materials: solid sterling silver and genuine lapis.
About the artisan, Turquoise Mountain:
Afghanistan was once a great center of civilization found at the heart of the ‘silk road’. Their craft industry, a source of great pride for the Afghan people, suffered greatly after more than three decades of conflict and displacement. Turquoise Mountain trains a new generation...
Brand: Far and Wide Collective
Toronto based company, Far + Wide Collective is partnering with some of the most talented artisans in post-conflict and emerging countries. While taking shoppers on a journey, we give them access to a rare selection of unique and high-quality fair trade products.
This collection of modern and handcrafted pieces was created by leading Canadian contemporary jewelry designer, Jenny Bird, in collaboration with Far + Wide Collective and Turquoise Mountain in Kabul, Afghanistan.