Brand: Artisans in the Andes
Details: Make a statement of fashion and values with this dramatic necklace and earring set in deep dark burgundy red. Cascading in a double layer of beads and made with eco friendly tagua nut - this handmade artisan necklace is sure to create a memorable look and bring on the compliments. Buy this fair trade necklace in confidence, knowing that your purchasing power is being used for good - directly encouraging our artisans and supporting their goal of a sustainable, dignified livelihood.
The large bib necklace consists of two rows of 14 tagua beads, sliced thinly and hand beveled. Matching earrings are included.
Each bead is approximately 1.25 inches by 1.5 inches (3 cm by 4 cm).
The entire length of the necklace is 36 inches long (90 cm) with macramed cotton ties on each side of the beads.
Tagua grows on palm trees in the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador. Indigenous people gather the nuts and dry them in the sun. Tagua is harvested sustainably from the Rainforest. It's very hard, light and durable and can be carved just like ivory.
Makes a lovely gift for a special wife, mom or older woman who loves funky handcrafted artisan jewelry.
Package Dimensions: 5.1 x 5.1 x 0.7 inches