Gullah-Geechee Woven Long Tear Drop Sweetgrass Earrings

Designer: JJ Caprices Bazaar

USA

VIP Price: $27.20  Regular Price: $34.00

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The Story

Made in South Carolina, USA, these sweet grass earrings make a statement with their size and tradition.

  • 4" L x 1.75" W
  • Handwoven with natural sweetgrass and palm strips - finished with high gloss acrylic shine to protect them
  • Handmade in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina by Sharon Richardson - Scale image is of the artisan, Sharon :)

More about the artisan and the Sweetgrass Gullah-Geechee weaving tradition:

Sharon Richardson was born and raised in Mount Pleasant, SC. She is a 6th generation sweetgrass basket weaver. She was taught to weave at the age of seven. Her great-grandmother, grandmother and mother all taught her different styles and techniques of weaving.

She has been weaving all throughout my adult life part-time. She started making sweetgrass jewelry about 10 years ago as a fun way to show case my love for the art. The recent pandemic forced her to rely on craft as a source of income. We are so pleased to present her unique and wearable creations to you.

Read more on the history and culture of the Gullah-Geechee people HERE. 

Additional picture is of Sharon Richardson wearing a pair of her sweetgrass earrings.