Colombian Chirilla Double Wrap Bracelet
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Cute and colorful to brighten up your spring and summer wear! These double wrap bracelets are made of dyed Chirilla seeds wrapped on silver leather cord. Each bracelet is handmade by women in Colombia.
Since the year 2000, entrepreneurs Ana Piedrahira and Javier Cardenas have been working with low-income women artisans to improve their lives for the better. Their fair-trade enterprise, Sapia, employs thirty-two women, with over fifty more working as independent contractors -- each receiving a living wage for her work.
- Seeds, leather, & metal
- Wrap style bracelet
- 4.5" diameter total (11.4 cm)
- Handmade in & fairly traded from Colombia
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 9, 2014
Like bracelet but the yellow is very pale. Comfortable. Fair value for money, especially when it is supporting some women in Columbia.
- March 17, 2014
Ordered the lilac bracelet and love it. It's very comfortable on. Decided to order a few more colors. Really cute bracelet.
- October 2, 2013
I like the way the bracelet looks. The orange color looks actually more like red. However, after only a week of use, the silver leather strip has already started to 'crack' and lose its silvery coating. I am not sure how long this will last.