Thoughtfully designed modern jewelry and home décor, handmade ethically by Maasai women in Tanzania.
Long Traditional Maasai Earrings - WHITE
These exquisite, statement-making beaded earrings with traditional shillingini style disks are artfully designed to bring power to your look. This refined and modern sterling silver version of Maasai traditional earrings, worn in shimmering layers by women throughout Northern Tanzania, captures the essence of Sidai Designs.
- Handmade sterling silver frames, wrapped with sterling silver wire strung with high-quality locally sourced glass beads, decorated with hand-cut sterling silver disks attached to sterling silver chain.
- Sterling silver stud closure.
- Length: 5.90" Width: 1.35"
- Handmade by Maasai women in Arusha, Tanzania.
This piece is handmade by one of our 120 Maasai beaders in Tanzania. With different hands crafting each piece, no two pieces will ever be exactly the same. We celebrate the uniqueness and differences between them, making them truly one of a kind, just like our customers.
By making your purchase, you have helped to provide our workers with a living wage. You have helped to provide regular social programs for our team. You have helped enable women and girls to go on to help their community.
From all of us at Sidai, ashe naleng – a big ‘thank you’ for your contribution. Together we are building a brighter future for our team and their community.
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Sidai (pronounced SEE-DEYE) means beautiful in Maa, the language of the Maasai tribe. Collaborating on beautiful, timeless design that preserves the traditional, time-honored beading techniques of the Maasai tribe is at the heart of what we do.
By making the best of Maasai craftsmanship available to you, we can contribute to building a brighter future for Maasai women and their communities.
Becky & Eszter
SUSTAINABLE EMPLOYMENT FOR MAASAI WOMEN
Women who have access to fair and sustainable employment are a positive force for change.
Design should be more than just beautiful, it should also make an impact.
POWER OF CREATIVITY
Creative expression can increase self-esteem and build social capital.
By elevating traditional designs for the global market we hope to inspire the next generation of beaders & preserve Maasai craftsmanship.
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