T U M B U K A L E S S O N : 'Bwezi' means 'Friend' in Chitumbuka, the language of Northern Malawi
M A T E R I A L / S : Raw + Up-Cycled Brass / Sustainable Teak Wood / Gold Plated Wire / Protective Wax Coating
O R I G I N : YEWO Workshop / Manchewe / Malawi / Africa. Coordinates : 1 0 . 5 8 6 3 ° S // 3 4 . 1 2 0 1 ° E
D E S C R I P T I O N : Handcrafted in small batches only. The Bwezi earrings consist of hand-carved teak and brass that has been rolled, sanded, polished, and sealed. Approximately 1" x 2." Includes protective muslin bag. Every YEWO item is hand-signed by the person who created it.
I M P A C T : Supports dignified employment & sustainable salaries for 12 full-time in-house employees & artisans + 6 independent artisans. For every YEWO wood item sold, a tree is planted in Manchewe Village
G I V E B A C K : 5% of this purchase goes directly to local educational outreach programs in Manchewe Village. Learn More + Get Involved HERE →
*Brass naturally tarnishes : visit our PRODUCT CARE PAGE to learn how to keep your YEWO jewelry looking great year round