These tiny nugget earrings where created by pouring molten metal into cool water. The organic shape bears a resemblance to raw gold. Part of our West African Collection, THE GOLD Nugget Stud Earrings are a celebration of the Gold Coast, in the present-day region of Ghana. Handcrafted with precious metals using the traditional lost-wax casting technique.
Earrings measure 3mm in diameter
Available in: Sterling Silver, 18K Gold Vermeil (18K Gold over Sterling Silver), Solid 10K, 14K, 18K, & 24K Gold
Made with fair trade African gold and conflict-free fine metals
This item is made-to-order and will take 4-6 weeks to create before shipping. By purchasing made-to-order pieces, you are helping reduce wasteful overproduction while also supporting small businesses. Packages come directly from each designer and therefore may arrive from multiple locations, taking varying times to prepare and deliver.
Founded in 2017, Omi Woods creates contemporary heirloom jewelry pieces that celebrate the founder’s connection to Africa and her diaspora. Her pieces are individually and ethically handmade with fair trade African gold and globally sourced conflict-free fine metals. The gold is sourced from small-scale artisanal mines that support the well-being of miners and their communities by paying miners a fair wage and contributing to improved health care, education, safety and living conditions on the continent.
Omi Woods jewelry is intended to be worn every day, gifted for special occasions, and passed down to future generations so its meaning can live on for generations to come. The brand believes in paying people fairly for their resources, time, and labour.
Omi means 'water' in the Yoruba language. Together with Woods it pays tribute to founder Ashley Alexis McFarlane's Jamaican-Ashanti-Maroon heritage; the word Jamaica derives from the indigenous Taino word 'Xaymaca', meaning 'land of wood and water'.
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