Colorful fabric beads made from recycled Kantha textiles make a fun and colorful ring. They are handmade by low-income artisans in India, who are improving their lives through their work in a woman's cooperative.
- Recycled fabric, metal beads, and wire
- Bead cluster: 1.25" W x 1" H (3.1 x 2.5 cm)
- Handmade in and fairly traded from India
Due to the handmade and recycled nature of this product, no two will be alike. Please allow us to choose color and pattern for you.
By shopping the Global Girlfriend collection, you are making a difference in women’s lives across the globe. Global Girlfriend is focused on striving for gender equality and empowerment, and the importance of women providing for themselves and their families. By supporting jobs that guarantee fair wages by fair trade, women are able to proudly contribute to their families, encouraging their communities to flourish.
Based in New Dehli, India, the WorldFinds artisan group provides work for economically disadvantaged women from poor villages around the city, many of whom are often the sole provider for their families. Several artisans who begin work with the group are provided with the resources and training to go on to start their own artisan groups and businesses. The group is very dedicated to women's empowerment, and provides childcare, healthcare, and education to its artisans as well as maintaining a scholarship fund dedicated to girl's higher education.