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Ruffled Gold Dipped Lace Statement Necklace

$225.00 $159.99

Tulianna and Alejandra Garces created by

Tulianna and Alejandra Garces

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A Golden Opportunity

Make a rare and romantic statement with Tulianna and Alejandra Garces' necklace that combines the timeless qualities of lace and gold. In a painstaking process taking several days, Colombian artisans transform lace into stunning, finely-detailed jewelry. The process is entirely done by hand: pieces of lace are cut and sewn, dipped in wax to seal and reinforce them, then in a layer of copper, and finally in 24k gold. The piece is then brushed by hand, clearing every void of the lace from excess metal to preserve its subtle detail. Finally, a lacquer is brushed onto each piece to protect its delicate beauty. Produced through a fair trade organization, this handmade jewelry provides stable income for economically struggling or displaced communities of Colombian artisans (85% are women and heads of households). The resulting pieces are glittering tributes to the traditional art of lacemaking, and gorgeous statements to add to your accessory collection.

Tulianna and Alejandra Garces

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Tulianna and Alejandra Garces

Tulianna Garces immigrated to the US from Columbia in 1985 after her first daughter, Alejandra was born, though she never forgot her home and the devastation that more than fifty years of civil war can have on an innocent population. Working with local communities in New England, she began teaching children from low income families everything from theater to printmaking. It was here that she witnessed first hand the power and inspiration that can come from giving individuals the opportunity to express themselves.

This was something that was not only desperately needed in Colombia, but also an initiative that would require a collaborative relationship with local artisans. Each piece Tulianna and Alejandra design is an impassioned labor of love that has passed through many hands, dedicated to the idea that all citizens of the world deserve to live safely and at peace.

Visit the blog to learn more about how Tulianna and Alejandra work with Colombian artisans to create their stunning dipped lace designs.



Made from
copper, gold, Lace
Chain: 16" L extendable to 18"L; Lace Bib: 5" L x 1" W
As with any fine piece of jewelry, please don't keep in sealed plastic bags, do not get wet, or use any chemical cleaners, or perfumes or creams. If it gets wet, please air dry, or pat dry with a soft cloth
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