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Beaded Handmade Turquoise Necklace

Beaded Handmade Turquoise Necklace

Regular price $149.00 AUD
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In Cuenca, Ecuador, Indigenous rural women design Beaded Handmade Turquoise Necklaces to celebrate and amplify their culture. You will receive your necklace with an introduction to the artisan who made it for you. Ethical and sustainable. Produced by a Fairtrade-certified artisan enterprise.  

In the local indigenous Quechuan (Kichwa) language, necklaces are known as  "Huallcas", meaning "ornament that surrounds the neck" in English. In ancient times, its colours, designs and combinations communicated the economic situation or the marital status of those who wore them.

Product Details:

  • Ethically handmade
  • Sustainable
  • Fair Trade Certified
  • Colour: Turquoise

Indigenous female artisans have crafted this piece to preserve and amplify their culture using the artisanal skills inherited from their elders. By purchasing this piece, you are providing opportunities for economic and social development in rural, remote areas of Ecuador.

Manufacturer: Maki

SKU: Maki-Necklace-Turquoise

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