Handmade | Eco Friendly | Includes Earrings
Use this this lovely blue and brown beaded necklace and matching earrings to express your imagination and freedom. Blue represents both the sky and the sea to get you thinking of wide open spaces. This necklace has a strong dynamic blue for a positive effect on the mind and body. The blue is well balanced by the earthy brown in an equally strong shade. The brown beads bring warmth and approachability to the piece.
The large beads in this necklace are made from slices of tagua. Tagua grows on palm trees in swampy parts of the Amazon jungle. It’s a sustainable resource that grows naturally in the jungle. When you buy tagua, you encourage local industry to maintain these important trees along with their natural habitat: A key step in preserving the Rainforest. Once dried, tagua nuts are sliced, dyed and polished. For this particular necklace, the tagua beads were cut and dyed by the local artisans that we work with at Artisans in the Andes. Our artisan used organic dyes that give the beads a rich gorgeous color, but allows the natural swirls of the tagua to shine through. The small beads are acai and coconut – also from the Amazon.
The necklace has a long double string with a sliding macramé knot. The necklace can be opened wide to slip easily over your head, then pulled tightly to suit the neckline of your outfit.
This necklace was made by an indigenous woman in the Andes of Ecuador, while the beads were cut, polished and dyed by her husband. We used fair trade methods to purchase this necklace, including paying in advance and paying a fair price that covers the cost of the materials as well as a fair price for the time involved in making the piece.
Once you purchase this necklace/earring combo, we package it in bubble wrap and mail it within two business days. For US destinations, you will receive your package within 3-5 business days at a cost of $4.75. Free shipping is available on orders that total $70 or more. International and expedited shipping is also available.
Customer Comments: “This piece of jewelry exceeded my expectations… I am a huge fan of costume jewelry, and what I love about this necklace is the vibrant colour, unique material, and interesting design, along with the fact that it is so light I don’t even realize I’m wearing it! And it also happens to match one of my dresses perfectly…” Lisa M, Canada "The colors are very unique, but natural, colors that I never thought would somehow compliment my skintone - it must be because of the natural material, the tagua." Donna P, USA
All products are made in Ecuador and held in the US for fast shipping×
Many of our products support sustainable use of the Amazon Rainforest×