Spread The Love

Our beaded Ornaments are hand beaded by artisan women of the Samburu tribe in Nanyuki, Kenya. The group is named ‘Namnyak’ which means blessing in Samburu. The tribe lives in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Our partnership with the conservancy helps empower the women and conserve the wildlife. They are the perfect holiday gifts to your loved ones or yourself for Valentine’s, Christmas or any other special day.

Inspired by the colors of nature, life, love, celebration and humanity. Each piece is a work of art handcrafted for the SAWA SAWA home goods by artisans in Kenya.

Features: Every ornament is unique. It is handmade using beads and wire with love and care. An outlet for the women’s work is a light in their everyday life.

Size Information: Top length: 2.5 to 3 inches Height and Length

Ethical Fashion: Ethical fashion is the awareness of the people and the process of making our accessories. It is fashion that is morally right for the people that create, the environment they are in and fair compensation of their effort. This piece is handmade by women in their community using ancient beading craftsmanship.

About SAWA SAWA: We are a black woman, sustainable, non-profit eco-fashion brand. Co-founded by Anne and Catherine. Our mission is to empower artisan women in Kenya by harnessing their ancient skills in weaving, beading, art and more to provide a sustainable dignified income. We buy from the women to give them an income and a platform to share their skills. We re-invest the revenue into various 501(c)3 non-profit empowerment programs especially reproductive health education and menstrual hygiene kits for girls in school.

Intricately hand beaded in a traditional craft, each product is unique. It takes love, care and community to create one ornament. The process is done entirely by hand to create a one-of-a-kind, work of art.
Ethically made – We partner with artisan women in their natural environment, we source through fair trade practices and re-invest the revenue into the artisan communities. Our partnership helps uplift the women and preserve an ancient, cultural craft.

Black female founded nonprofit; impact driven brand. Our mission is to empower artisan women in Kenya. 10% provides reproductive health education and menstrual hygiene kits to help girls stay in school consistently.