Loida Creolla Earrings

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Every day (and outfit) is made sweet and romantic when wearing the Loida Creolla Earrings. These gold earrings are a modern take on the traditional "hoops" (creollas) worn by Filipino women in 1800s Philippines.

As future heirlooms, these earrings carry the proud story of our pre-colonial heritage and of fine Filipino craftsmanship. The intricate flourishes and seven hearts of gold are created by plateros (goldsmiths) in Ilocos Sur through the timeless craft of metal-casting.

The Loida Creollas come into its iconic shape when molten silver is poured into a mold (a.k.a. cast). Once cooled, plateros finish by refining each detail and dipping the earrings in gold. Because each piece is made using traditional techniques, it can take 2 to 3 days to craft a pair of earrings.

  • Handcrafted by Filipino artisans in Ilocos using the timeless methods of metal casting
  • Made of 985 pure silver dipped in 24-karat gold
  • Height of 2.2cm and width of 1.9cm
  • Latch back closures
  • Intended as heirloom pieces, colors will tarnish over time to develop a more antique look
  • Nickel-free and lead-free, suitable for sensitive skin
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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. 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.

Loida Creolla Earrings - AMAMI
Loida Creolla Earrings - AMAMI
Loida Creolla Earrings - AMAMI
Loida Creolla Earrings - AMAMI
Loida Creolla Earrings - AMAMI
Loida Creolla Earrings on a model - AMAMI
Loida Creolla Earrings on a table - AMAMI

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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