Balance Hand Beaded Earrings

$28.00

Handmade by artisan women in an ancient technique. Every color has a meaning and every pattern is a lyric. Black stands for human suffering. Sadness, sorrow, loss and all the hard times. White stands for peace, purity and the moments that feel sublime. Together they create balance. (See more details below)

10 in stock

Handcrafted in a shoulder grazing, drop-dangle design. These arrows inspire and celebrate balance and direction.

 

Features
  1. Beads designed into a beautiful pair.
  2. Hypoallergenic hooks for pierced ears.

 

Size Information

The pair is 3 inches long and 0.75 inches wide.

 

BEADS.

The Maasai tribe has used beads for centuries. They created beads from locally sourced natural materials like wood, clay, bone, copper, gems and rocks. In the 19th century trade with Europeans, they discovered glass beads that they use to this day.

 

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 pair is handmade by women in their community using ancient beading craftsmanship.

 

ABOUT SAWA SAWA:

We are a black woman, sustainable, non-profit 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 501c3 non-profit empowerment programs especially menstrual kits for girls in school. Girls miss a week of school every month. By providing reproductive health education and menstrual hygiene kits girls can stay in school, have a consistent education and dignity during their period.

Every sale empowers a woman and a girl in Kenya.

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