Amami Tambourine Bracelet

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The AMAMI Tambourine Bracelet is a piece for the ages. Featuring a series of lacelike tambours (gold-crafted pendants), the AMAMI bracelet is the epitome of fine craftsmanship, Filipino talent, and grace. Ā 

Handcrafted in gold filigree, a meticulous and rare technique perfected by the plateros of Ilocos Sur, every heirloom carries the proud story of our pre-colonial heritage and of fine Filipino craftsmanship.Ā Ā 

Because each tambour is individually crafted in gold filigree (not engraved), it takes a weekĀ to craft a single bracelet.

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 Ilocos using the rare art of gold filigree, a pre-HispanicĀ indigenous technique
  • Made of 985 pure silverĀ dipped in 24-karat gold
  • 18.5cm length from end to end (fits bracelet size 6 to 8)Ā 
  • Lightweight design, comfortable to wear
  • Intended as heirloom pieces, colours will tarnish over time to develop a more antique look
  • Nickel-free and lead-free, suitable for sensitive skin
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  • Ships from Toronto (Canada & IntlĀ customers) and NY StateĀ (US Customers)
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  • Comes with a handwritten note
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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.Ā ItĀ may still tarnish over time, giving itĀ a more vintage look.

To help with long termĀ 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 pieceĀ under the shower.

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

If you intend to gift this item, care tipsĀ areĀ provided with the package.

Amami Tambourine Bracelet - AMAMI
Amami Tambourine Bracelet on a model
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Amami Tambourine Bracelet on a model

AMAMI Gold Filigree Jewelry

AMAMI is the passionate vision of Christine Tiu and Danielle Tan, two childhood friends hailing from Manila. By collaborating with talented Filipino plateros in Ilocos and Benguet, AMAMI hopes to revive our proud heritage of gold filigree jewelry, a pre-colonial technique existing long before the Spanish. The result are rare and precious heirloom pieces that provide sustainable livelihood to Filipino plateros, while carrying on the story of an endangered and intrinsically Filipino craft.

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