Enamel on Copper Peace Dove Pendant Necklace - Chilean
By baking enamel on a sheet of copper the artisans created this stunning necklace. This stylish handcrafted piece of jewelry is comprised of a peace dove pendant on a simple strand. Pendant measures 30 mm wide x 20 mm long. Cord measures 17.5 inches long
Meet the Artisans
Calypso Chile is a family owned business that operates from the family home. Marcela Cofre and her husband supported their family by making women's shoes until 1994 when the market for shoes dropped dramatically as cheaper imports flooded the market.
After dabbling in various types of crafts, Marcela found a particular talent for glass making, building a sustainable business to support her family as well as the families of others who she has trained to help make glass products, specializing in fashion jewelry. As a member of the WFTO, Marcela operates the business under the auspices of fair trade, ensuring that all of the artisans and craftspeople are paid a fair price for their work.