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Ivory Tones Necklace

Simply elegant matinee length necklace with tourmaline beads that catch the light and reflect in shades of amber, green, and gold. Handcrafted by artisans with TARA, working with hundreds of artisans: paying fair wages, providing medical insurance, interest-free loans and advances, a savings program, and skills training.

HANDCRAFTED IN INDIA

  • Materials: Brass, tourmaline, reclaimed bone
  • Notes: Bone is harvested from animals that died naturally. We honor the cultural heritage and innovation of artisans crafting with reclaimed animal bone.
  • Measures: 27"L +2 " adjustable links
  • Colors: Gold, green, mauve, amber, dark red
  • Handcrafted in India

SKU: 6897500

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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