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Turquoise Mountain Sharifa Earrings

$240.00

18kt Gold Plated Silver

Stone: Gold

Inspired by the Bactarian gold crowns that were found in Afghanistan, the 2000 year old jewels were famously buried and hidden by the Kabul museum director during the turbulent times of the Taliban, in fear of them all being stolen and melted down.

 

Every piece is hand made in Kabul by the men and women artisans of the Turquoise Mountain Foundation. Training and employing young people in meaningful creative jobs is vitally important now in Afghanistan when the young desperately need hope and a sense of purpose in a beautiful country tragically caught up in violence and conflict.

 

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Drop Length: approx. 4 inches

Width: 30mm

Material Composition: 18kt Gold Plated Sterling Silver

Please note, each unique piece is individually hand-crafted and so may vary ever so slightly from the image featured.

This piece is also available at our London store.

UK:

£5 standard delivery

EU:

£20 standard delivery

Tax & Import duty added at checkout

US:

£30 standard delivery

Tax & Import duty added at checkout

Rest of the World:

£30 standard delivery

Tax & Import duty added at checkout

Please allow 3-6 working days for delivery.

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Javid

Born in Kabul, but exiled during the Taliban government, Javid learnt the craft of goldmithing in Pakistan as a young man. In 2001, he and his family returned to Kabul. Happy to be home he married, had two children and started a new life.

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