This exquisite Etched Cuff is handmade by artisans in Northern India using the highest quality of silver and brass, with fine etching. Approximately 2 1/2" wide and less than 1 1/2 ounces.
India has the longest continuous legacy of jewelry-making anywhere in the world, with a history of over 5,000 years. This indicates a high level of craftsmanship attained by artisans over the centuries. Their centuries-old skills combine with contemporary design, resulting in this exquisite piece of jewelry.
The fair trade company behind this product is dedicated to preserving the indigenous art forms of India by supporting the artisan communities who uphold these traditions. It reinvests all profits--after covering operating costs--back into these communities through micro-finance, health care, and educational programs.
The revenue earned through the sale of these handicrafts is used for need-based development programs throughout India, under the auspices of the All India Movement for Seva (www.aimforseva.org).