Zulugrass Single Strand Jewelry
So many options in one piece of jewelry. Designed to be versatile, sophisticated, and a great adornment for all occasions, this fully fun bracelet can also be worn as a necklace, choker, hair tie, or anklet.
- 13" L (33 cm) stretchy loop can be wrapped several times
- Dyed grass and glass beads
- Handmade in and fairly traded from Kenya
For every Zulugrass Single Strand Pink Bracelet purchased, The Leakey Foundation will donate 10% of all sales to be donated back to women in Kenya as well as women across the globe through the Estee Lauder Cancer Research Foundation. The donation will be divided between the Women's Health Initiative in rural parts of the Maasai Mara, and The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. This is in addition to the good you do with each purchase here.
Designed by Philip and Katy Leakey in the bush country region of Kenya, Zulugrass jewelry provides work opportunities for their Maasai neighbors without adversely impacting the Maasai culture. Native long grasses are harvested one blade at a time, dried, cut to size, then dyed lovely hues. Using a tradition of superlative beadwork dating back generations, Maasai women string the the grass beads together with brilliant Czech crystals, creating attractive jewelry for you -- while bringing much-needed income and opportunity to themselves, their families, and their community.
Created to help women worldwide gain economic security for themselves and their families by earning fair wages for their handiwork, Global Girlfriend sources women-made, fair-trade imported, eco-friendly products. By supporting long-term partnerships with the artisans, it fosters equal employment opportunities, healthy and safe working conditions, technical assistance, and development strategies to help reduce poverty, one community at a time. Become a "Global Girlfriend" and help build a brighter future for girlfriends around the globe!
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July 19, 2013 - Very pretty...love the colours! Nice and long, and adaptable too! Recommend! :)
One of our favorites!