Indigenous Deep Purple Necklace - EcuadorGlobal Handmade Hope - Glory Projects
This necklace was inspired by its origin. The desire to outwardly express their Indian identity the Quichua women are known for wearing layers of gold jewelry. This necklace was designed to incorporate the Quichua tribes’ traditional jewelry with a Western flair. Acai seeds are intermixed with gold beads in five layers that are held together by a bombona seed. The necklace creates a beautiful cascade of culture for you to wear.
- Materials: Acai & bombona seeds, gold tone beads,thread
- Color: Purple
- This is a fair trade product from Ecuador
Located in the Andes mountains of Ecuador, nestled on a small road in between several volcanoes and farmland is the group that once started out of the back of their home as a small family business. The group has now grown to include six additional artisans and is providing a bright future for all the families and their children.