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Solstice Necklace

Stripes of metallic gold paint look like rays of sunlight on a standing rock. While this unique pendant looks like stone, it is actually crafted from ceramic by the artisans of Allpa, using their traditional skills to create modern jewelry designs. The elegant combination of gold and gray tones makes the Solstice Necklace easy to pair with a variety of colors.

HANDCRAFTED IN PERU

  • Ceramic bead pendant on brass chain
  • Pendant is 3Lx1W inches
  • 80L inches
  • Handmade in Peru

SKU: 6111400

THE MAKERS

Allpa is named for a Quechua Indian word that means "earth." Allpa is a Peruvian craft trading company providing marketing assistance to artisan groups and family workshops throughout Peru. In addition, Allpa provides technical help, product development advice, skills training, tools and appropriate equipment to artisans. Artisans can access short-term and mid-term loans to improve infrastructure and their workshops. Allpa works with families located in Cusco, Ayacucho, Chulucanas, Cajamarca and Huancavelica as well as Shipibo people living in the Amazon rainforest area of Pucalepa. For most of these people, craft production is a sole source of income.Allpa began active work as an alternative trading organization in 1986. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from Allpa since 1988.
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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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