Esmeralda Tagua Necklace

Keep this blazing design as a long single strand, or wrap it twice so its beads coalesce in spirited pattern.
created by

Paola Delgado

$62.00

Paola Delgado created by

Paola Delgado

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The Story of a Color

For Tibetan monks, teal symbolizes the infinity of sea and sky. Egyptians believe its blazing pigment holds truth and faith. When you wear this bright piece, you might remember these ancient sentiments, but you might just bring out the color of your eyes. Each bead is delicately carved from tagua nuts found deep within the Ecuadorian rainforest. Keep it as a long single strand like falling water, or wrap it twice so its beads coalesce in spirited pattern. Handmade by Paola Delgado in Ecuador.

We spoke with Paola about her background, her love of tagua, and her relationship to her artisans. Read more on our blog.

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Made in Ecuador

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Paola Delgado

created by

Paola Delgado

location

New York

“I fell in love with tagua for the small nuances that make it special.”

Paola Delgado was working on Wall Street when she realized she wanted to do something more fulfilling. So she moved back to Peru, her home country, to search for inspiration. While traveling, she met a group of artisans making beautiful jewelry using Amazonian seeds, she knew she had found her calling. Today, Paola runs a small jewelry-making business using tagua nuts, a humane alternative to ivory. Since her team harvests the nuts after they’ve fallen, no damage is done to the rainforest or animals.

Handmade Exclusive
Made from
Tagua
Measurements
36.5" L
Ingredients
Care
Do not submerge in water. Wipe clean with damp cloth.
Item ID
46350

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I was drawn to the bright clean color and love the variety of shapes.

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Gorgeous Necklace!

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Great no-fuss necklace in a color that looks great with lots of combos!

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