tagua multicolored beltby Soraya Cedeno
- the story
The Bright Side
Show your true colors with this fun and feminine wrap belt handcrafted in Ecuador. Also known as "vegetable ivory" for their likeness in bulk and texture, tagua nuts are sustainably sourced from palm trees native to South America. High-grade organic vegetable dyes imported from Italy lend a rich, unmistakable hue to each piece. The smooth, colorful shapes are then artfully arranged to create a bold statement that any style-savvy environmentalista can appreciate. As an extra point of pride, know that the purchase of this product aids in the preservation of precious rainforest acreage and supports developing economies by providing fair employment to local craftsmen.
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- Made from
- cotton ribbon, tagua nut, vegetable dye
- Medium: 60" L x 1.5" W; adjusts to fit waist sizes 28" - 42"
- Care: This is a natural product, keep away from chemicals.
- the maker
Soraya Cedeno was born in a small coastal village in Ecuador, renowned as a haven for gifted artisans specializing in a relatively unknown raw material: tagua. Soraya carried her love of her people and her culture as she traveled the world and looked for ways to give back to those who inspired her as a child. Influenced by high fashion in New York and Miami, Soraya works with her village artisans to design gorgeous jewelry that is not only organic, eco-friendly and sustainable, but provides unparalleled economic opportunity to the artisans who produce it. In support of this mission, Soraya developed a partnership with the Government of Ecuador to provide business management education and training to help our artisans become better business people and stronger managers.
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