Combining modern styling with India tradition, this handcrafted jali pattern (openwork motif) round pendant is accented with a man-made turquoise center.
- Measures approximately 28.5-inches in length.
- Pendant measures approximately 1.125-inches in diameter by .125-inches in height.
The story behind the art:
Reimagining the aesthetics of sustainable, ethical fashion, this collection of jewelry is handmade by artisans in village communities in India, often times using eco-friendly materials.
India has always been renowned for its rich silk fabrics, woodcarvings and carpets. However, many of these products are produced in conditions of abject poverty for the craftsmen, exploited by large producers and moneylenders. Asha Handicrafts is a not-for-profit making body, based in Mumbai, India, working to promote Fair Trade and Fair Trade practices. As a member organisation of theThe World Fair Trade Organization , Asha Handicrafts ensures that the benefits of handicraft production reach the craftspeople themselves.