These alpaca, or nickel silver, earrings were handmade in Patzcuaro, Michoacán by Luis García Jiménez. The alloy is not silver but a combination of nickel, copper and other elements and looks like silver. These earrings are a slightly darker version of alpaca than that of Guanajuato. They cannot be made more shiny. The hammered alpaca filaments make a very special earrings that reminds me of Morocco.
One available of each design
state of origin: Michoacándimensions: 2"-2.5" long