Klifus Brass Earrings
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The Klifus (whirlpool) Earrings take inspiration from the patterns created by a rapidly rotating current of water that occasionally takes place in the placid waters of Lake Sebu. Like the whirlpool that disrupts the quiet surface of the lake, the Klifus earrings symbolize our strong desire to create a positive impact in the Tboli community of Lake Sebu.
Our earrings were designed and handmade by Indigenous Tboli artisans of Lake Sebu, South Cotabato in the Philippines. The Tboli are celebrated as visionary brass-casters, woodworkers, and “Dreamweavers”. The art of Temwel (brass-casting) is an honoured tradition passed down for generations.
To craft each piece, the artisans use upcycled brass and other metal scraps from local junk shops. These are then transformed into new designs that honor Tboli tradition, folklore, and nature. Temwel involves a complex process of wax rolling, clay molding, and molten metal casting that usually takes days to complete.
Each of our earrings are handmade in small batches to showcase the highest quality Tboli craftsmanship available. Naturally, this means your jewelry will have small imperfections and a unique character to it.
- Proudly designed and handcrafted by the Tboli brass-casters of Lake Sebu, South Cotabato
- Made with brass upcycled from various objects
- Diameter of 3cm
- Also consists of easy-to-wear and lightweight brass hooks
- Maker: Henia Blunto
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