These pretty earrings from Mexico are hand crafted into the shape of a little fish using abalone shell
The abalone shell is a by-product of the abalone fishing industry which is strictly regulated in Mexico and only allowed at certain times of the year. Fishing is only allowed by authorised fishing co-operatives which have been voluntarily founded in order to improve sustainability of the species
Made on a fair trade basis in Mexico, these earrings were made by humans, not machines!
Hooks: silver plated and nickel free
Pendants: Sustainably sourced abalone shell set in *Alpaca Silver
Length: approx 2cm
Origin: Taxco, Mexico
Credentials: Fair trade, ethical, eco, sustainable, hand crafted
*Alpaca Silver is made from copper, nickel, zinc and iron. Sometimes called German Silver, New Silver, or Nickel Silver, the metal has had a long history of use around the world. Alpaca Silver is generally quite innocuous, but anybody who is particularly sensitive to nickel should avoid prolonged contact with these earrings, for example sleeping with them against one’s face or neck
Please note that earrings can only be returned in their original sealed packaging. Your statutory rights are not affected
Near & Fair is registered with the British Association of Fair Trade Shops and Suppliers so you can be confident that this item was made with respect for both people and planet
You are welcome to visit our fair trade shop in Hull to view our full range of gifts, clothing and groceries
We are based in Trinity Market Arcade, Trinity House Lane, Hull, HU1 2JH. (We are nearest the Market Place/Lowgate entrance which is opposite Liberty Lane. The nearest carpark is King William House multi-storey.) Our usual opening hours are 9:30am-4pm, Monday to Saturday. Feel free to check before setting off. Additional hours, or any other changes are advertised on Facebook and Instagram.
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