Lamu Zulugrass Necklace

$ 68.00

Handmade in Kenya by the Maasai tribe. Our partner, who live among the Maasai in the Kenyan bush, wanted to help their neighbors and by creating economic stability through sustainable jobs without changing their culture. 
Handmade using made from sustainable, natural grass beads. With every item purchased with us, a tree is planted in partnership with the National Forest Foundation.
Maasai women are renowned for their beading craftsmanship creating eco-friendly jewelry. To create zulugrass, the beads unique to this necklace and group of Maasai artists, is a readily available and sustainable grass, the women harvest each blade that are then dried, cut and dyed by hand and then strung into necklaces. 

Details + Dimensions

contains 10 strands
each 26" long

sustainable natural grass
hand-blown Chzech glass
elastic

necklace clasp: 4" gold plated 
bracelet clasp: 1" gold plated

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At AMERICAN NOMAD we pledge that each item we curate will always:

  protect our planet
  be a patron for people and
  preserve art forms and cultures

Learn more about why we started this program and the steps we take to ensure we keep our pledge. Learn more >

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