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Brighten Up Beaded Necklace

Brighten Up Beaded Necklace

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GreaterGood Signature products are created by marginalized communities facing poverty, conflict, economic, environmental or political unrest. When you purchase these products, you contribute to the strength and resilience of people facing adversity, giving them a beacon of hope and empowerment in a time of need.

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Bright, bold, and beautiful! This attractive handmade beaded necklace will surely brighten up any outfit. A bold statement necklace you can wear year round - from the beach, to a cocktail party or even to the boardroom. A versatile "must have" accessory!

Produced by a fair trade organization in India that creates employment for economically disadvantaged women artisans in a home-based sector. The group works to ensure the entire production process is non-exploitative by enforcing strict health and safety standards and maintaining a strong commitment to combating child labor.

  • Glass
  • 19" L (48.3 cm)
  • Handmade in & fairly traded from India

Artisan Information

Too often in the global marketplace, women are given the short end of the economic stick. But at Mata Traders, this fair-trade cooperative's name says it all. 'Mata' is the Hindi word for 'mother.' In rural and slum areas of Nepal and India, women working for Mata Traders are given a child-friendly environment in which to work and an on-site daycare.

Women like Anita, who moved to Mumbai from a rural area where she and her husband tenant-farmed but could not made a living wage, are given an opportunity to earn and improve their lives. Now Anita is able to invest money into their six-year-old son's education.

Co-op members who might not have other opportunities are given training, decent work conditions, plus other benefits – on-site daycare, paid maternity leave, health care, vision testing, and retirement pensions. They also receive lessons in reading, computers, and financial education to help them advance their life skills. Mostly, though, the women are grateful for the life-changing opportunities that a fair wage gives them.

Mata Traders creates handmade apparel and jewelry– with an emphasis on 'hand.' Some items are sewn with pedal-powered machines due to frequent power-outages, but the producers also spin their own thread, weave cloth, embroider or use traditional wooden block printing techniques to decorate fabrics. Each woman completes an entire dress, individually, they don't work assembly-line-style – thus when shown a catalog of Mata Trader products, they proudly point to the ones they themselves made.

Supplier Information

By shopping the Global Girlfriend collection, you are making a difference in women’s lives across the globe. Global Girlfriend is focused on striving for gender equality and empowerment, and the importance of women providing for themselves and their families. By supporting jobs that guarantee fair wages by fair trade, women are able to proudly contribute to their families, encouraging their communities to flourish.

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This product ships to the United States and international. Expedited shipping options are available for addresses within the United States, unless total order weight prohibits.

Returns

If you are not 100% satisfied with this product, you may return it for exchange or refund within 90 days of purchase, subject to some restrictions. Please review our full Returns & Exchanges information.

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I love this

I love this necklace, bought both the purple & turquoise and i love them both. They are good quality and the colors are great. Enjoy wearing them, def worth the purchase!

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Wow, I LOVE

Wow, I LOVE this necklace. I loved it so much that I would not write this review until I went back and ordered one of each color. I did not want them to get 'sold out.' The drape is perfect on me. The knitted like clasp
is so soft against the back of my neck. I ordered the yellow one first. Now I have ordered every color. I am very please and impressed. And as always, the animals benefit, too.