Fair & Square Bracelet
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As seen in Explore Magazine!
Never be called a square while wearing this funky and fabulous beaded number! Colorful glass beads are sewn into squares, giving this unique bracelet a pattern that makes it look as if it's been woven rather than beaded. Choose from Green, Black & White or Brown & Pink color schemes.
Bracelet measures 7" L (18 cm) and secures via beaded toggle clasp. Handmade in and fairly traded from Guatemala.
Created to help women worldwide gain economic security for themselves and their families by earning fair wages for their handiwork, Global Girlfriend sources women-made, fair-trade imported, eco-friendly products. By supporting long-term partnerships with the artisans, it fosters equal employment opportunities, healthy and safe working conditions, technical assistance, and development strategies to help reduce poverty, one community at a time. Become a "Global Girlfriend" and help build a brighter future for girlfriends around the globe!
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Artisan: La ComUnidad
Arising out of Friendship Bridge, a non-profit organization that provides microcredit and educational programs to women in Guatemala, the artisan cooperative La ComUnidad creates beautiful, women-made crafts whose sale improves the lives of the women who make them, their families, and their communities as a whole.
Friendship Bridge is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that provides microcredit and educational programs so women and their families can create their own solutions to poverty. The organization blends the short-term economic development needs of women through access to credit and education with the long-term goal of breaking the generational cycle of poverty by providing educational opportunities for their children. Friendship Bridge has affected the lives of hundreds of thousands of rural people by investing in women entrepreneurs, first in Vietnam and now in rural Guatemala -- women who become leaders and agents of change for themselves, their families and communities.
La ComUnidad is proud to offer handwoven and hand-beaded crafts straight from their homes -- and hearts -- to yours.