Royal Museums Greenwich

Anchor Earrings

Anchor EarringsAnchor Earrings

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Anchor EarringsAnchor Earrings
Anchor EarringsAnchor Earrings
Price: £15.00 Product code: CA0717

These novelty anchor earrings are handmade from brass sheet and finished using a specialist hammer to give it texture. Made by hand by the women in the Flowering Desert Project in Tamil Nadu, India. The training and fairly paid employment opportunities at Flowering Desert offer a way for the women to increase their skills and future work possibilities, often bringing them a status in their society for the first time.

Brass, approx. 4.5c