• Maisha Fair Trade Strand Necklace, Light Green and Glass Black Beaded

    The pretty simple design in this necklace was an inspiration of the Uganda widows and their new life after the 20 years of rebel Koni terrorizing their lands. As part of helping them rebuild we purchased this necklace. It is lightweight upcyceled green paper bead made by the Uganda women co-op by cutting used poster paper in long triangular strips. As it is rolled with a pin the paper is glued and then strung on fishing line, shellacked to make resilient strong beads made in these sustainable upcyceled jewelry pieces. This necklace is an exquisitely designed fashion statement.The clasp is a loop that stretches over the button making it metal free. Maisha means life in Swahili and this piece not only makes our African artisans life better; it brings life to every outfit. Enhance your everyday look or for special occasions Designed by Kenyan artists for MaishaÕs exclusive line makes them a unique one of a kind piece of art. Maisha jewelry pieces are the highest quality and best-valued recycled paper available on the market. "Slight imperfections" and variations of shades are signs of the fact that these pieces are handmade, not mass-produced; the tools used are basic and simple but authentic. Creating high quality jewelry is not Maisha's only concern; they are concerned about the ...

    • Brand: Maisha
    • ASIN: B00IBT3WNY

  • Jumbo Recycled Glass Beads - Beaded Wall Hangings - Extra Large African Sea Glass Beads 21-25mm - The Bead Chest (Blue)

    Take a look at this exceptionally large strand of jumbo-sized Blue recycled glass beads. Large beads such as these are hard to find and even harder to find in good condition. The journey from Africa can sometimes be unkind to such large beads! This strand is sure to make an impression wherever it goes. Use these beads as centerpieces for special jewelry, as adornments for interior design, or even as a wall hanging to decorate your favorite room. You will receive a 28" strand with approximately 28-30 beads. Each strand is unique and may vary slightly from strand pictured.Recycled glass beads are a type of indigenously produced African bead from Ghana West Africa. These special beads are made using an old method that has been used for centuries. The glass itself is derived from a variety of recycled sources including old beverage and medicine bottles. The procedure for making the beads consists of a number of steps whereby powdered glass is poured into molds of clay and baked in a specialized oven. These beads are produced in large part by the Krobo tribe and are environmentally friendly. Because of the size of these beads, it is not uncommon for a strand to have a few beads with internal fractures.Please note: a large majority of The Bead Chest products are handmade. Therefore, th...

    • Color: Blue
    • Brand: The Bead Chest
    • ASIN: B0764LG5D2

  • Maisha Fair Trade Strand Necklace, Moss Green and Glass Black Beaded

    The pretty simple design in this necklace was an inspiration of the Uganda widows and their new life after the 20 years of rebel Koni terrorizing their lands. As part of helping them rebuild we purchased this necklace. It is lightweight upcyceled green paper bead is made by the Uganda women co-op by cutting used poster paper in long triangular strips. As it is rolled with a pin the paper is glued and then strung on fishing line, shellacked to make resilient strong beads made in these sustainable upcyceled jewelry pieces. This necklace is an exquisitely designed fashion statement.The clasp is a loop that stretches over the button making it metal free. Maisha means life in Swahili and this piece not only makes our African artisans life better; it brings life to every outfit. Enhance your everyday look or for special occasions Designed by Kenyan artists for MaishaÕs exclusive line makes them a unique one of a kind piece of art. Maisha jewelry pieces are the highest quality and best-valued recycled paper available on the market. "Slight imperfections" and variations of shades are signs of the fact that these pieces are handmade, not mass-produced; the tools used are basic and simple but authentic. Creating high quality jewelry is not Maisha's only concern; they are concerned about t...

    • Brand: Maisha
    • ASIN: B00IBT3X38

  • NE710 Frida Kahlo Fair Trade Necklace Crystal Glass Hand Beaded 22" Fair Trade

    Frida Kahlo Magnetic Clasp Necklace Glass Beads Hand Made GuatemalaCrystal beads and glass beads 22 Necklace hand crafted in GuatemalaUnique original beautiful artisan work.We strongly believe in fair trade and sustainable business practices. The end result are some beautiful sustainable pieces.The craftsmanship is sturdy and carefully done. Fine artisan work.Hand made in Guatemala by artisans under fair trade standards.Product Features:Colors: Black and RoseMaterials: Czech glass seed beads, threadClasp: MagneticDimensions: 2.75 inches wide x 22.5 inches longStory Behind the Art:Our glass bead jewelry and handbags are hand woven by over 150 Mayan artisans in the highlands of Guatemala. Our commitment to the principals of Fair Trade create avenues of employment for economically disadvantaged artisans in these regions. With your help, we will continue to provide an alternative source of income to the indigenous artisans.See my other itemsSee my other itemsExported By ExportYourStore

    • Brand: Unknown
    • ASIN: B071KNJYBQ
    • UPC: 687930194087

  • Enchanted Imports Treasure Chest Beaded Necklace, Handmade in Guatemala (Rainbow, 19 inch)

    This beautiful jewelry began in the Czech Republic, where glass beads have been manufactured since the 16th century. These high quality beads have vibrant colors and wonderful shine, are perfectly shaped, and beautifully textured. These lovely beads are shipped to Guatemala. In the highlands of Guatemala, Enchanted Imports works directly with the families who make this lovely jewelry. The beadworkers are talented artisans. They memorize complex patterns and produce a dazzling array of designs. Their villages have rich traditions in weaving and embroidery, which beadwork complements and supports. Enchanted Imports abides by the principals of fair trade. Working conditions are excellent. Artisans work in the joyful environment of their own homes. They make their own hours. We pay fair wages in the local context, and provide opportunities in four different economically disadvantaged communities. We maintain long-term relationships in these communities based on trust and respect. Enchanted Imports supports over 100 families.

    • Color: Rainbow
    • Brand: Enchanted Imports
    • ASIN: B07BFJF52N

  • NOVICA .925 Sterling Silver Glass Beaded Necklace 'Maya Tree of Life'

    NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunning, keepsake treasures. Our mantra is to spread global happiness, so rest assured - we'll do everything we possibly can to ensure you're a happy customer. About this item: Oscar Figueroa celebrates ancient Maya wisdom with a necklace that glistens with his original artistry. The pendant is crafted of sterling silver featuring a tree of life blossoming from a rocky path, its leaves painted with yellow-green enamel. The medallion centers a necklace that is threaded by hand with brown and green chaquira glass beads. .925 Sterling silverAbout our Artist: Mexican jeweler Oscar Figueroa grew up in Taxco, a city recognized worldwide for its silver jewelry. 'My collections are based in the origin and traditions of Mexico. Some are classic while others follow current fashion trends with the varied and natural materials of my country.'...

    • Brand: NOVICA
    • ASIN: B00E1U2LJI
    • UPC: 808773414969

  • NOVICA Dyed Magnesite and Glass Beaded Handmade Necklace 'Gush', 17.25" with Adjustable Extender

    NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunning, keepsake treasures. Our mantra is to spread global happiness, so rest assured - we'll do everything we possibly can to ensure you're a happy customer. About this item: Gushing sky blue elegance, this beaded necklace by Nareerat is designed to accessorize with trendy style. It is crafted by hand with turquoise-colored resin beads in myriad shapes and sizes. Glass and dyed magnesite beads complement the design with glistening accents. The 17.25" long necklace features a .925 sterling silver plated brass clasp and extender chain.About our Artist: My name is Nareerat Tansuwansophon but you can call me Lek. I was born into a Catholic family in Trang province, in southern Thailand. My mother passed away after I was born. I am the youngest child of six siblings and have three brothers and two sisters. My family members are merchants. My house was next to the church so I did many activities at the church. My family believed in God, just as I do. In 1982, after I graduated from grade nine, I moved to Bangkok. There I was a secretarial major at the Convert of the Holy Infant Jesus School, where I studied for three years. Then I worked as a buyer at a foreign...

    • Brand: NOVICA
    • ASIN: B003O1YVQQ
    • UPC: 808773192225

  • Enchanted Imports Fiesta Celebration Beaded Necklace, Handmade in Guatemala (Multi-colored)

    This beautiful jewelry began in the Czech Republic, where glass beads have been manufactured since the 16th century. These high quality beads have vibrant colors and wonderful shine, are perfectly shaped, and beautifully textured. These lovely beads are shipped to Guatemala. In the highlands of Guatemala, Enchanted Imports works directly with the families who make this lovely jewelry. The beadworkers are talented artisans. They memorize complex patterns and produce a dazzling array of designs. Their villages have rich traditions in weaving and embroidery, which beadwork complements and supports. Enchanted Imports abides by the principals of fair trade. Working conditions are excellent. Artisans work in the joyful environment of their own homes. They make their own hours. We pay fair wages in the local context, and provide opportunities in four different economically disadvantaged communities. We maintain long-term relationships in these communities based on trust and respect. Enchanted Imports supports over 100 families.

    • Color: Multi-colored
    • Brand: Enchanted Imports
    • ASIN: B07F1W7CZX

  • Maisha Fair Trade Strand Necklace, Ivory Semi-Precious and Glass Black Beaded

    The delicate simple design in this necklace was an inspiration of the Uganda widows and their new life after the 20 years of rebel Koni terrorizing their lands. As part of helping them rebuild we purchased these necklaces. Combining the pretty soft ivory semi precious and clear glass beads, these pieces radiate the hues of a timeless African style, bringing unique style to all of the places you are going this season. This single strand necklace is 18" long with a twist clasp.

    • Brand: Maisha
    • ASIN: B00IBT3SSS