tagua gem necklace

$68.00
Handmade

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Natural Charm

The talented women of the Andean Collection transform fallen tagua nuts from trees in their native Ecuador into statement-making jewelry. Cut like precious gemstones and reminiscent of radiant agate, sustainable tagua is commonly referred to as "vegetable ivory" for its likeness in bulk and texture. The creation of tagua jewelry helps curb illegal elephant poaching, prevents deforestation, and allows local artisans to make a living from the harvesting, carving, and dyeing of the seeds. The artisans offset the vibrant, hand-dyed tagua beads with a gold-tinted brass chain and accents. Handcrafted in Ecuador.

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Handmade
Item ID
25725
Made from
brass, tagua nut
Measurements
20"L x .75"W x .5"H
Notes
Care: Avoid exposure to water and high humidity levels.

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