Tortoise Shell Striped Arches in lilac/wine by Mayana
These are a really fun earring style combining intricate beadwork meant to resemble a tortoise shell pattern, hand strung fringe and a brass arch earring finding. The beadwork is made using premium Japanese glass Miyuki beads. The brass arch is hung from a 14K gold plated earring hook.
Materials: glass beads, nylon thread, brass earring finding, gold plated earring wire
Closure: Ear wire
- Length 2.5 Inches Width 1.8 Inches
Mayana Designs was created in 2020 by Emily Wancier as a way to explore and share her love of artisan handmade beaded jewelry. Emily is primarily self-taught and continues to challenge herself by exploring geometric form and color as she transforms Japanese Miyuki glass beads into wearable art. Mayana Designs is committed to offering bead weaving training and employment primarily to single mothers and members of the displaced indigenous community in Medellin, Colombia, where the jewelry is produced in small-batches.