Sparkle while providing employment for women and helping save animals globally! This charitable bracelet features a stunning color block combination of faceted glass beads, recycled paper beads, and silver plated accents. 5% of the purchase price benefits animal conservation worldwide through the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and The Sea Turtle Conservancy.
- Glass, recycled magazine beads, & silver-plated beads
- Approximately 2" diameter (5.1 cm); will stretch to fit most wrists
- Handmade in & fairly traded from Kenya
Acacia Creations has been making eco-friendly jewelry, gifts, and home accents at their fair-trade studio in Kenya since 2007. Since then, the tangible benefits of fair-trade are visible in the original group of artists who now have money in savings, have sent their children to school, and are moving into the middle class, one handmade item at a time.
Virginia, a single mother and star of the jewelry-making team, joined Acacia Creations in 2009. Before Acacia, she taught herself to make jewelry and sold her pieces at Nairobi's markets until post-election violence drove the tourists away. She came to work for Acacia, and was able to support her family, put her daughter Rachael through school, and secure a loan to move into a new home, leaving her abusive partner. Rachael is now at the top of her class, and Virginia trains many of the newer jewelry makers.
The mission of Acacia Creations has always been to improve lives in a long-lasting and sustainable way, creating jobs, providing training, and giving back to communities through education and healthcare initiatives. They work directly with hundreds of craftspeople in Nairobi, Kenya and across East Africa to improve their skills and product designs.
Beautiful handmade bracelet. Love it's part of fair trade!!
Fantastic value! Very simple and pretty- was added to a teacher's gift with some tea and a mug. Quality is there and for the price you can't beat it. Ordered the Chameleon and is exactly as pictured, will order more colors in future for gifts or personal wear. I love GG and almost all the time item is made of quality and best thing is that you are getting something unique that helps out fellow human beings and this planet. Can't say enough good things about this purchase, simple as it may be. BTW- I tried on and have a medium sized wrist (7") and it was a good fit. It does stretch, too.
I love my bracelet. I chose the golden lemur. I very much appreciate how it fits my small wrist perfectly.
I got the Golden Lemur and Sea Turtle bracelets. They very pretty when worn, simple but beautiful.
My grandaughter loved the bracelet