Recycled pots and pans earrings, sourced from Kenya.
These silver aluminium “pots and pans” hook earrings are Fairly Traded and have an tribal feel. Featuring discs with intricate ethnic etchings.
• They are made from locally-sourced old aluminium cooking pots and pans.
• Each disc has an hand-engraved ethnic pattern on the front only.
• The embossed nature means that they are lightweight and comfortable to wear
• Tiny black Maasai beads adorn the fittings where the earrings attach to the hooks, which are made from nickel-free base metal and therefore hypoallergenic.
• The artisans in Mathare slum where these earrings are made tell us the cooking utensils are “very old and have had a hard life” but after being melted down and sanitised, they have a totally new lease of life.
• Part of a range of eco themed products. (Click on the “Reduce Reuse Recycle” Tag above to reveal the selection. And check out the “You may also like” product suggestions below.)
Recycled “pots and pans” earrings hand-crafted by skilled artisans at Zakale Creations in Nairobi Kenya.
DIMENSIONS – each earring has a drop from the base of the hooks of 5 cm x a diameter of 3 cm approximately.
Did you know?
Colours used in the Maasai beadwork are selected for their beauty and are also symbolic and have important meanings understood by the tribe. Black represents the people and the struggles they must endure.
And if you want to find out more about the country, my Blog post —> 19 Fascinating Facts About Kenya will help.
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There is NO postage charge added to your order - delivery is FREE.
(However, any orders managed manually, outside of the website Checkout, will attract the appropriate delivery charge.)
How long will it take for my order to arrive?
You should receive your delivery within 3-5 working days. I will always let you know by email that your order is being dealt with and also when it’s gone in the post - so you won’t be kept in the dark! However, please allow up to 7 working days before you make contact with any issues.
Deliveries are made from Monday to Saturday between 7am and 3pm.
Who will deliver my order?
Royal Mail, using their 2nd Class service. (For certain heavier packages, Parcel Force will be used.)
You will not need to sign for receipt of your delivery, but if you are out and the item is too large to post through your letterbox and/or a neighbour is not available to take delivery, Royal Mail will leave instructions with you in these circumstances, making it clear what action you need to take, via a red & white “Something for you” card.
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Can I return an unwanted item for a refund?
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Simply notify me of your intentions within 30 days of your initial receipt of the goods. I will then agree with you what action to take, including the opportunity to exchange your unwanted product for another item. (Please use the contact us page to get in touch. This page also includes the address to send your "returns".)
FOR A REFUND, you will then need to return the good(s) promptly in an unused and resaleable condition. I will then provide a refund,(BUT NOT for the postage cost you have incurred in returning the good(s). The refund will be actioned via your original payment method.
In the case of EXCHANGES, a re-delivery charge at Royal Mail`s 2nd Class rate will apply. (Buyer pays the return postage.)
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