Shiny Discs Necklace

Ten Thousand Villages

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Artisans in Kenya handcrafted this necklace that features shiny droplets and discs assembled together to create a beautiful piece of art. Kenya's Bombolulu workshops, which crafted this necklace, employs disabled artisans, providing them an opportunity for steady employment.

Details:

  • 18 inches long
  • Handcrafted by artisans in Kenya
  • Made with silver-plated brass

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 craftmanship;
  • 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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