Crushed Turqoise Paiche Scale Earrings

Crushed Turqoise Paiche Scale Earrings

15.00

One of a kind custom painted jungle wildlife earrings on repurposed paiche scales. These were made as a collaboration between Fashion for Conservation and an artisan in Iquitos, Peruvian Amazon. Fish is a the staple in the diet of most artisan communities in the Amazon. One of the largest fish in the “pond” (the Amazon) is the Paiche, and instead of discarding the scales some artisans repurpose and make by make art out of them. 

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