Coqui Frog Necklace

Puerto Rico's Coqui frog gets a gold-plated treatment in this necklace that supports hurricane relief.

$50.00 $ 29.99

Tulianna and Alejandra Garces created by

Tulianna and Alejandra Garces

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Not Your Average Frog

A beloved, unofficial mascot of Puerto Rico, the Coqui frog sings the sun down each evening with its unmistakable tune. Mother and daughter design duo Tulianna and Alejandra Garces transformed the Coqui's joyful spirit into this handcast, gold-plated necklace using pre-Columbian molds. The effort and care that went into forming each frog is easy to see—as are the altruistic intentions behind them: their proceeds from sales of these Coquis will be donated to the Hispanic Federation for hurricane relief. Handmade in Colombia.

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Tulianna and Alejandra Garces

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Tulianna and Alejandra Garces

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Vermont

“A large part of [our] mission is to encourage these artisans to maintain their cultural traditions while also being able to support their families.”

It’s been several decades since mother-daughter duo Tulianna and Alejandra Garces emigrated from Colombia. However, the Vermont-based jewelry makers stay connected to their homeland via their collection of dipped-lace jewelry, which is crafted in the South American country by artisans trained by the Garces women. “A large part of [our] mission is to encourage these artisans to maintain their cultural traditions while also being able to support their families,” Tulianna says.

While the Garces’ dipped-lace styles draw inspiration from pre-Columbian jewelry traditions, Tulianna and Alejandra have recently branched out into locally made pieces as well, which they handcraft in their studio. The designs feature organic materials sourced in Vermont, continuing to ground their work in a sense of place–and home.

Read more about the sustainable story behind Tulianna and Alejandra's designs on our blog.

Handmade Recycled Exclusive
Made from
bronze, 24k gold
Measurements
Pendant: .8" L x .3" W x .5" D, Chain: 18"
Ingredients
Care
Do not submerge in water.
Item ID
47394

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