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Silver Amethyst Ring

The sterling Silver Amethyst Ring is elegant. Amethysts symbolize calm and confidence and convey the feeling that I know I've got whatever life brings. Handcrafted by artisans in India with Asha Handicrafts Association. Sanskrit for hope, Asha is a nonprofit that provides opportunities for makers in and around Mumbai, including educational assistance for children, medical checkups and treatment, a health center at Saharanpur, savings programs for artisans and their spouses, and relief-related social projects.

HANDCRAFTED IN INDIA

  • Materials: Sterling silver, amethyst
  • Measures: Ring is adjustable, stone is 0.3"L
  • Notes: February birthstone
  • Pair with Silver Amethyst Baguette Earrings and Silver Amethyst Necklace
  • Handcrafted in India

SKU: 6805260

THE MAKERS

A fair trade organization, Asha represents more than 6,500 artisans in 10 states of India. The association’s name, meaning "hope" in Sanskrit, represents its goal to sustain the marketing ability of individual and family–based artisans. A not–for–profit organization, Asha works to ensure that benefits of handicraft production reach the craftspeople themselves. Asha promotes sustainability and helps eliminate producer debt through direct purchases and advance payments. Producer benefits include educational assistance for children, medical checkups and treatment, a health center at Saharanpur, savings programs for artisans and spouses, nonformal education projects and relief–related social projects. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from Asha since 1976.
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Welcome to our global maker-to-market movement where, together with 20,000 artisans, we ignite social change. We create opportunities for individuals, families, and communities in developing countries to thrive through strong relationships, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices.

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