Lily Leaf Necklace

Paola Delgado designs multi-colored, leaf-inspired necklaces hand-carved from Tagua seeds.
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Paola Delgado

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Leafy Greens

Paola Delgado designs these leaf-inspired necklaces, made from hand-carved and dyed Tagua seeds, stringing them in various sizes and colors on vegan suede leather for an effortless, artful look. Whether you're strolling through town in the warmth of July or taking in the crisp autumn breeze at your local park, this piece is the cool drop of water you'll want to add to outfit. Handmade by artisans in Ecuador.

Make it a set! Click here to see the matching Double Leaf Earrings.

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

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 had worked for four years on Wall Street when she began to yearn for a more fulfilling and philanthropic occupation. She put her New York life on hold to search for inspiration in Peru, where she grew up. When she came across artisans making beautiful jewelry by hand using Amazonian seeds, she knew she had found her calling, and started her own jewelry business in 2011. Paola's company makes jewelry of sustainable materials only, and provides educational opportunities, healthcare benefits, and fair wages to her artisan partners. Tagua seeds, the company's signature material, are often called "vegetable ivory." They grow on an Amazonian rainforest palm tree, and are harvested after they've fallen to the ground, so no damage is done to the rainforest, or, of course, any animals.

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

Handmade Recycled
Made from
vegan suede, hand carved tagua nut, gold plated lobster clasp
Measurements
38" L with 1" L extension
Ingredients
Care
Avoid submerging in water
Item ID
45903

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