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Freshwater Pearl Loops

Freshwater Pearl Loops

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These beautiful dangly earrings feature oblong freshwater pearls interspersed with metal and glass beads. The deep mauve tones of the pearls will pair nicely with a matte mauve lipstick. Wear with a light sundress in summer or dark, business casual outfits in the depths of winter. These versatile earrings are perfect for the professional wardrobe. Earrings measure 2” in length; French hooks. Handmade in Anishinaabewaki by A. Ellie Mitchell. About the Artist A Ellie Mitchell (Eagle Clan) is an enrolled member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan. One of her earliest memories is of her mother selling dreamcatchers and beaded earrings at a powwow in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Ellie began learning beadwork from her mother at the age of seven. By nine, she was selling art to her classmates and teachers. Ellie attended the Saginaw Chippewa Academy for elementary and middle school, where she received instruction from numerous Anishinaabe artists. Ellie is the owner of Bead & Powwow Supply. She dances jingle and women’s traditional at powwows (depending on the heat and her mood) and serves on the Board of Directors for the Ziiibiwing Center of Anishinaabe Culture & Lifeways. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics from Michigan State University and is working on a Master of Arts in Humanities from Central Michigan University.