Traditional Pate Silver Earrings

Designer: Slim the Silver Smith


VIP Price: $70.40  Regular Price: $88.00

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The Story

These beauties were curated during my time in Lamu, Kenya, the oldest settlement in East Africa and a UNESCO world heritage site. They were inspired by traditional jewelry worn by African natives on a nearby island, Pate. They were handmade by a local silver smith, Slim. His shop looked nothing like a jewelry store and he didn't make much, but what he did create was exceptional. Earrings like these you will never find again. 

  • 2.5" L X 1"
  • French hook pierced backs
  • Sterling Silver
  • Handmade by "Slim" in Lamu, Kenya

**The additional two photos are of Slim and his shop in Lamu. Donkeys are the only form of transportation in this traditional Swahili town! Thank goodness for the once a day street cleaners!!