Living in Color Tagua Necklace

Tagua nuts are shaved, shaped, and died to mimic the vibrant colors seen in nature.
created by

Paola Delgado

$59.00 $ 39.99

Paola Delgado created by

Paola Delgado

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Wear the Rainbow

String a rainbow—and a reminder to stay bright—around your neck with Paola Delgado's tagua beads. She handcrafts each necklace from nuts knocked loose from palm trees, then shaves, shapes, and dyes them to mimic the vibrant colors seen in nature. The design makes its way from Paula's studio in Ecuador to your unique collection or to a loved one who keeps life colorful. Handmade in Ecuador.

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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
nylon cord, tagua seeds
Measurements
Approximately 35" long, adjustable
Ingredients
Care
Due to the natural properties of the product avoid prolonged exposure to water & high humidity levels. Don't store in direct sunlight. Wipe clean with damp cloth. Do not submerge in water.
Item ID
47339

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