Fulani Earrings with Hinge Back
Worn by the Fulani women of Mali, these earrings are either passed down through generations or given as a gift from husband to wife. The metal is repeatedly heated and hammered into thin blades and then twisted into shape.
Hinged earrings feature 12k gold filled, hinged earwires. This earwire makes the earrings more comfortable to wear if you have sensitive ears.
Because each pair is handmade, no two pairs will be the same. The ear wire is soldered onto the earring body without a hinge. The wire must be pushed delicately into place from the side.
This is a fair trade, handmade item from Mali.