“Chacana” stands mainly for a very important star constellation in the southern hemisphere: the Southern Cross. It is as well a kind of bridge in the Incan mythology to pass from one world to the next. The earrings and the hanger have inlayed gems and shells as the Spondylus in three colors orange, red and purple, the mother of pearl, greenish Chrysocolla and blueish Sodalite stone – you can find all of them in Peru. The outside decoration of the hanger is hammered and all silver parts are 950 quality, that means 95% is silver and 5% is copper.
The hanger is 4 cm / 1.5 inches long, the earrings’ length is 1.5 cm / 0.6 inches – the figure only. These pieces are 100% free of nickel.
Estimated delivery time: 20 days
Artisan: Ruben Valdeiglesias from ORO INCA, one of Cusco’s most traditional jewelry stores with three generations of experience in excellent design.