Selene Tagua Earrings
SIZE: Selene Tagua Earrings are the perfect accessory: elegant, bold and light at the same time. 23 cm x 38 cm. Each pair of earrings comes with one set of Gold and one set of Silver Plated Iron Hoops.
The tagua nut is the signature material of our ethical jewellery. Also known as vegetable ivory, the tagua seeds are the product of the tagua palm, which grows in the northwest areas of South America. When the tagua nuts dry they become very hard and their colour and consistency resembles that of ivory.
The use of the Tagua nut is an alternative to Ivory which encourages the growth and maintenance of the Tagua Palms. It provides an alternative to cutting down rainforests for farming and promotes the reforestation and preservation of the rain forests, stimulating the local economies and microenterprises in South America. Our tagua accessories are produced under a rigorous sustainable process, where the artisans thrive in a healthy environment and are paid fair wages.
We use only natural and edible dyes for colouring our tagua nuts and fix the colours on the nuts with a mix of lemons and salt. You just have to love nature!
Tagua jewels are accessories that are conscious, naturally beautiful, light-weight, sustainable and great to wear!
-Plated Iron Hoops.