Fulfilled by our friends at SLATE + SALT
This edgy, yet sleek Y necklace features a circular, highly polished solar quartz stone and is adorned with a cascading clear crystal. Solar quartz is believed to attract emotional power, enhance energy, and provide protection. No two stones are exactly alike, and many are embedded with starbursts of grays, greens, or blues in the center.
- Material: Solar quartz, clear quartz crystal + brass chain with glass beads
- Measurements: L 16.5"
- Handmade with love in India
- As with all
natural stones, there are slight variations making each piece a work of art and truly one-of-a-kind.
TARA (Trade Alternative Reform Action) Projects made its humble beginning in the early seventies with the objective of creating avenues of income for economically disadvantaged artisans and craftsmen in Delhi, India. Encouraged by its initial success, the project gradually extended its socioeconomic and trade reform activities to the adjoining states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan in Northern India.
At present TARA Projects employs more than 1000 artisan families directly and indirectly by providing sustainable income through handicraft production. They provide education and health care to the families of makers and impart training and capacity building to enhance producer skills. The organization is committed to providing support services to the marketing of handicrafts on Fair Trade principles, while addressing community developmental needs of the artisan makers.
About the Partner & Their Impact:
Our Impact Partner, SLATE + SALT, is a mission based brand providing a worldwide customer base for artisanal treasures found in rural, impoverished villages around the world. We support the Fair Trade movement and work closely with Fair Trade organizations to facilitate dignified working opportunities in areas of extreme poverty. All of our products are artisan handmade using traditional techniques handed down through generations. We specialize in cashmere scarves hand-loomed in Nepal by disabled weavers, alpaca accessories from Peru, Turkish towels from a cooperative in Turkey and jewelry created from recycled bomb remnants originating in Laos and Cambodia.
Empowerment Through Employment + Freedom From Trafficking + Women Owned
Packaging Details: 100% Curbside Recycle