These beautiful swastika earrings are hand-painted by the talented Sonam Yangchen.
The handprinted motif is a swastika, an ancient religious symbol of divinity and spirituality often found on Bhutanese textiles. The earrings are made out of light wood and decorated with acrylic painting. They are varnished for waterproof and lasting durability and mounted on a silver hook to be skin friendly to most.
These wooden earrings are really light, comfortable to wear and will brighten any outfits.
About the artisan:
Sonam Yangchen is a talented local artisan who loves crafting hand-painted wooden earrings which showcase Bhutanese textiles. “Rin” is alias from her daughter’s name “Rinchen” and “Yang” from her name. Her collection shows intricate Bhutanese textile patterns painted on light wood. Arts and craft passionate, she started making this as a hobby but slowly, with the genuine support from her clients, she is turning her passion into a business.