Sofia Necklace - Copper, Guatemala

The exquisite Sofia Necklace is handcrafted in Guatemala by Mayan women.  It is a choker style necklace featuring a stunning beaded design made of Czech and Japanese glass beads, strung on 3 strands of brown leather cord.  

Measures 13" - 15" long.

ABOUT THE ARTISANS

This piece of jewelry is handmade by female artisans in a fair trade cooperative in the highlands of Guatemala.  The women earn fair wages, are treated with respect, and work in a safe and clean environment.  In addition, the mothers with children can work from their homes.  

Your purchase also supports the following initiatives in Guatemala: Pueblo a Pueblo, a community based charity that funds many grass root projects including child education and lunch programs as well as mother-infant care; Hospitalito Atitlan, the only hospital that cares for those living in the community where the artisans live; and Puerta Abierta, a free library that also offers reading classes. 


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