Callia Jewelry’s Sowathara Earrings feature Job’s Tears organic seeds and hand-cast recycled brass “Rising Suns”. They close with zinc alloy lever-back ear wires. These Earrings take their name from Sowathara, a traditional female figure for the fertile earth. Sowathara is known throughout Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. Callia is an ethical jewelry brand that applies fair trade principals to empower low-income women in the Ivory Coast, West Africa. Callia Jewelry trains rural women’s associations to produce and supply organic beads. It then trains urban women artisans to design and craft these beads into high-end, handmade beaded jewelry. These women also participate in technical training on production and design, to develop their professional skills.