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Green Colibrí Drop Earrings

Motcy Designs
  • $115.00
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These designs are part of a collaboration with Maricela Tapia Martínez, an artisan specializing in laca perfilanda from Pátzcuaro, Michoacán and Lucina Montañez Mota from Dallas, Texas. The laca perfilada pieces were co-designed with Lucina from Motcy. Maricela worked meticulously to bring these designs to life, and Motcy, using wire wrapping techniques, completed the designs in Dallas, TX.

Details

  • Elaboration Time:
    • Wire Wrapping: 3 hours
    • Laca Perfilada: 3-4 days
  • Material: Copper,  cubic zirconia, crystals, and natural stones
  • Measurements: 4" length, 2.5" width
  • Weight: .8 oz
  • Metal: Copper
  • Technique: Simple wire wrapping technique that simulates seams
  • Please Note: Each pair is made by hand and therefore one-of-a-kind.
  • Care Instructions: This item should be kept in a dry space when not wearing

About the Design

These designs were made by artist Maricela Tapia Martínez  Pátzcuaro, Michoacán. Laca Perfilada is an artisanal art form native to Michoacán; the gold shellac paint is used to create designs by hand on various mediums. Traditionally, the laca perfilada paintings are colorful and designed with local fauna and flora in mind. 

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These designs are part of a collaboration with Maricela Tapia Martínez, an artisan specializing in laca perfilanda from Pátzcuaro, Michoacán and Lucina Montañez Mota from Dallas, Texas. The laca perfilada pieces were co-designed with Lucina from Motcy. Maricela worked meticulously to bring these designs to life, and Motcy, using wire wrapping techniques, completed the designs in Dallas, TX.

Details

  • Elaboration Time:
    • Wire Wrapping: 3 hours
    • Laca Perfilada: 3-4 days
  • Material: Copper,  cubic zirconia, crystals, and natural stones
  • Measurements: 4" length, 2.5" width
  • Weight: .8 oz
  • Metal: Copper
  • Technique: Simple wire wrapping technique that simulates seams
  • Please Note: Each pair is made by hand and therefore one-of-a-kind.
  • Care Instructions: This item should be kept in a dry space when not wearing

About the Design

These designs were made by artist Maricela Tapia Martínez  Pátzcuaro, Michoacán. Laca Perfilada is an artisanal art form native to Michoacán; the gold shellac paint is used to create designs by hand on various mediums. Traditionally, the laca perfilada paintings are colorful and designed with local fauna and flora in mind. 

All orders are processed within 3 to 5 business days (excluding weekends and holidays) after receiving your order confirmation email. Once shipped you will receive another notification with tracking details; please allow 24 hours for the tracking to reflect transit details. 

Note that special holidays result in high volume of packages and subsequent delays may occur.

Domestic Rates & Delivery Times
First-Class Mail - $6 5 to 8 business day
Priority Mail® - $10 3 to 4 business days
Priority Mail Express® - $45 Next day to 2-day


International Shipping

We offer international shipping to include APO/FPO addresses. Please note, your order may be subject to import duties and taxes (including VAT), which are incurred once a shipment reaches your destination country. Cadena Collective is not responsible for these charges if they are applied and are your responsibility as the customer.

International Rates & Delivery Times
First-Class Package International - $25 6 to 18 days
Priority Mail International - $60 6 to 12 business days