Wood & Metal Bangles
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This sleek set consists of responsibly harvested wood bangles and recyclable gold metal bangles. Handcrafted by artisans in the sprawling urban center of Old Dehli, India. This area presents economic and social struggle for minorities, lower castes, women and the poor. The co-op's group of nearly 80 artisans delicately bends, etches, beads and polishes jewelry from stones, glass, upcycled metal and wires, seeds, bone and other materials. Since their fair trade partnership began, artisan earnings have doubled, they have upgraded to better workspaces, and children are staying in school longer. Set of 6 - two wood, four metal.
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Meet the Maker
MATR BOOMIE's mission is to create opportunities for women and minorities in India to help them realize their creative,
economic and leadership potential. Since 2006 their network of artisans has grown to empower 20,000 individuals in 40 communities and creates a critical difffference in the lives of the artisans, their families and communities by investing in medical clinics, schools and public health infrastructures.