Lapis Lovers Necklace, Peru

If you love lapis this beautiful necklace is for you.  It features a semi-precious lapis stone as the centerpiece and tiny lapis beads interspersed throughout a gold chain.

Brass-plated recycled metal, semi-precious lapis, nickel-free.

Chain measures 18" long.

ABOUT THE ARTISANS

This piece of jewelry is handcrafted by female artisans in a fair trade cooperative in Chimbote, Peru.  Chimbote is one of the poorest cities in the world, and the women in this cooperative are either disabled or have disabled children. They earn 3x the minimum wage in Peru and work in a bright, airy, safe environment.  They use recycled metals and other materials whenever possible.


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