About the Product:
This exquisitely handmade terracotta earring is a result of a lengthy process involving preparations of clay, processing the clay to design a specific shape, firing in the kiln, hand-painting or printing the article in attractive colors, and embellishing it.
About the Collection:
A mixture of earth and water, this collection has a range of vividly painted earrings. Pottery has played a crucial role in our cultures, we are bringing a bit of our tradition back with Earthen Glow. Shop your pieces here.
About the Master Artisan:
I learned the art of pottery and clay molding as a child. It remained just a hobby till I took a sabbatical from work. Realising my passion for the same, I got a certification from RDDTC and established Terrabarn that caters to the terracotta jewellery market. I soon engaged more women, training and employing them.
Swathi, one of the women artisans at Terrabarn, joined 5 years ago. 18yrs of age and a school dropout, Swathi’s parents intented on marrying her off at the time. She joined me as I needed more hands in the business and I hoped to keep her engaged in some way. She was a quick leaner and seemed to enjoy the process.Today, she has emerged as an excellent artisan and efficient manager, says Poornima
" I am soon to be married , but this time it is my choice. My parents are no more worried about me instead are proud. I have realised the importance of financial independence, many girls like me do not get that chance. Now i have started saving towards my future family. I want my children to have good education and learn to be independent " - Swathi
Blue Clay Drop Earring