This handmade necklace is crafted from glass beads and brass. A great piece on its own or layered. It measures approximately 12 inches with an extender chain to 14 inches. The brass is polished and will patina with wear. Expect minor nuances due to the hand crafted nature.
The story behind the art:
Reimagining the aesthetics of sustainable, ethical fashion, this collection of jewelry is handmade by artisans in village communities in India, often times using eco-friendly materials.
About the Artisan:
India has always been renowned for its rich silk fabrics, woodcarvings and carpets. However, many of these products are produced in conditions of abject poverty for the craftsmen, exploited by large producers and moneylenders.
Asha Handicrafts is a not-for-profit making body, based in Mumbai, India, working to promote Fair Trade and Fair Trade practices. As a member organization of the The World Fair Trade Organization, Asha Handicrafts ensures that the benefits of handicraft production reach the craftspeople themselves.