Braid and Beads Necklace

Ten Thousand Villages

Braids and beads...the threads of strength and grace. Isn't that what every woman wants to feel in her heart and soul? Wearing this necklace is a reminder that you are that individual.  Handcrafted by the Tara Projects.


  • Length: 20 inches
  • Braided metal mesh, glass beads
  • Handcrafted in India

About Ten Thousand Villages
For more than 60 years, Ten Thousand Villages has served as a fair trade retailer, working with more than 130 artisan groups from nearly 40 countries. It has pioneered the fair trade industry to help break the cycle of poverty.

The non-profit social enterprise:

  • Pays a fair price;
  • Creates long-term partnerships with artisan groups;
  • Makes sure artisans have good working conditions;
  • Collaborates with designers to produce trend pieces that incorporate traditional craftsmanship;
  • Emphasizes using recycled or renewable materials;
  • Empowers to help create change for the artisans, their communities, and their families.

Photo: © Courtesy of Ten Thousand Villages

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