Hamsa Bead Necklace, India

This stunning necklace features a lariat style 2 part chain, one brass and one with small, delicate beads.  It is finished off with a small, brass hamsa pendant. 

Brass chain measures 16" long; beaded chain adds an additional 4.5" in length. There is a 1" extender chain for varying lengths.

Hamsa pendant measures 1/2" x 1/4"

ABOUT THE ARTISANS

This piece of jewelry was handmade in a small fair trade cooperative in Rajasthan, India.  The artisans are paid a living wage and are empowered in their work.  An emphasis is made on ensuring that their traditional crafts are preserved and celebrated.  This unique jewelry combines ethnic and contemporary designs to create an innovative look.  All materials are ethically sourced and natural, and are procured locally whenever possible.  The artisans are highly skilled in their craft, and being part of a fair trade cooperative has enabled them to expand their market to the west.



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