Handcrafted in Colombia
For this capsule collection Makua worked with the Embera Chami indigenous community in Colombia. These statement earrings highlight flowers and insects - a tribute to the biodiversity of South America. Crystal beadwork with 23k gold plated brass.
About the Brand
Makua is inspired by the beauty and exuberance of the landscapes of Colombia, its birds, its forests, and the countless kinds of butterflies. Makua pieces are crafted by 60 women of 2 different ethnic groups in Colombia: the Emberá and the Kuna. Makua helps these women continue to develop the techniques passed down generation to generation so that their ancestral knowledge can be preserved.