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A unique Mexican silver alloy, mosaic swan brooch in a mulitude of colours.
A unique Mexican silver alloy, mosaic swan brooch in a mulitude of colours. This fair trade brooch is made from a pewter silver alloy (mostly tin with no nickel, lead, cadmium or zinc) with a mosaic of brightly coloured materials, including stone and acrylic forming the decoration. These are polished using traditional lapidary techniques.
A women’s co-operative near Taxco, Mexico make this beautiful jewellery, which is their only source of income. They are rural artisans who employ age old skills, aiming to provide their children with dignified lives and education.
An excellent gift as this brooch is presented in a recycled card box with a leaflet providing more information about the jewellery.
Colours will vary
Dimensions: 4.5 cm x 3 cm