Zulugrass Sport Necklace
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Designed with the girl-on-the-go in mind, this sporty necklace is awash with natural beauty. Add a splash of dynamic color to your wardrobe while playing soccer, tennis, or out dancing. Wear alone or pair with other necklaces for a dynamic range of vibrant color options.
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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October 8, 2014 - I have bought a few as gifts and they really liked it. The necklace can also be worn as an arm or ankle bracelet and can be used as a hair band. It is very pretty. Purchase goes for a good cause too!
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