For sale is a pair of handmade batik cow bone earrings from Kenya/ Africa. Its a tidious process to make these batik print earrings. First the dangle is handcarved from cow bone to the desired shape and size. Then the print is drawn, wax is applied to the parts that are not to get the dye. Its is then dipped in the dye and after its dried the wax is removed to result in a batik print like the one on this earrings. These earrings have a mud cloth print design.
Measurement: Bone part is approximately 1 1/4" long, whole earring is 2 1/4 long
Materials used: Cow bone, black Maasai bead, metal/wire