Bumbolya Ivatan Gold Eardrops - AMAMI
Bumbolya Ivatan Gold Eardrops - AMAMI
Bumbolya Ivatan Gold Eardrops - AMAMI

Bumbolya Ivatan Gold Eardrops

Regular price$143.00
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Tucked away in the northernmost tip of the Philippines lies the captivating cultural treasure trove of the Ivatan people of Batanes. And now, we're bringing a slice of that mystical allure straight to your ears!

Imagine a suspended drop of liquid, frozen in time, ready to cascade into a shimmering pool of elegance. That's the essence of our Bumbolya Drops! Each earring delicately dangles from a golden inverted crescent plate, creating a mesmerizing dance with every step you take.

But wait, there's more! With their easy hook-on style lock, these earrings make dressing up a breeze. No fuss, just fabulousness!

As for the name 'Bumbolya'? Well, it's shrouded in mystery, adding an extra layer of intrigue to these already captivating earrings. Perhaps it's a secret whispered by the winds of Batanes or a tale woven into the fabric of Ivatan folklore.

About the Craftmanship: The artistry of gold filigree craftsmanship has been practiced by native plateros for centuries. The platero begins by melting blocks of gold or silver, repeatedly hammering and cooling them until they become fine and delicate threads. The threads are carefully shaped by hand into "kalado" or lace-like patterns inspired by nature. To craft more intricate pieces, the platero individually welds small drops together to form beautiful heirlooms.

  • Handcrafted by Filipino artisans in Batanes using the rare art of gold filigree, a pre-Hispanic indigenous technique
  • Made of 985 pure silver dipped in 24-karat gold
  • 5 cm drop length, 5 grams, lightweight to wear all day
  • Intended as heirloom pieces, colours will tarnish over time to develop a more antique look
  • Nickel-free and lead-free, suitable for sensitive skin
  • FREE Shipping to Canada & USA on orders over USD¬†$80
  • Worldwide Shipping available at checkout
  • Canada & USA¬†Shipping: 3-5 business days
  • Ships from Toronto (Canada & Intl¬†customers) and NY State¬†(US Customers)
  • Pickup in person available¬†in Toronto (near Scarborough), choose Pickup option in your cart
  • Comes with a handwritten note
  • If this is a gift and you would like us to include a note with a specific message, indicate it in the "notes" section upon checkout
  • Refund available within 7 days, Exchange¬†within 30 days. See details

Purchase four (4) or more items across our website, and you’ll receive 10% off automatically. No discount code required and valid with any jewelry, ceremony items or accessories.

As this is made of 985 pure silver coated in 24-karat gold, this piece is more durable than traditional gold plated jewelry as there is a thicker layer of gold. It may still tarnish over time, giving it a more vintage look.

To help with long term preservation we recommend to reduce exposure to sweat and perfume and store within an air tight container or our custom AMAMI pouch provided with your order. We recommend not to wear your piece under the shower.

Once your piece has aged, if you prefer the most vibrant look of gold, you may obtain gold replating service from your local jewelry shop.

If you intend to gift this item, care tips are provided with the package.

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