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Spinning Wheel Necklace

Remember the old tale of Rumpelstiltskin? In the story, Rumpelstiltskin has a magic ability to spin straw into gold on his magic spinning wheel. The combination of silver and gold "wheels" creates an effect just as whimsical as the magic of transforming straw into gold. Handcrafted by the Tara Projects artisan group, bringing hope to disadvantaged makers living in and around New Delhi.

HANDCRAFTED IN INDIA

  • Chain, thread
  • 18L inches
  • Handcrafted in India

SKU: 6829840

THE MAKERS

TARA Projects stands for "Trade Alternative Reform Action." Working in a 125-mile radius of Delhi, TARA is a fair trade program for community development and business. The organization enables hundreds of artisans who create some of the major handicraft lines of North India to sell their products internationally. TARA is one of the pioneering Indian organizations in the field of fair wages, non formal education programs for children and women, health and environmental awareness and further development for its member artisans. Artisan benefits from TARA include medical insurance, interest-free loans and advances, a savings program and skills training. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from TARA since 1986.
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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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