Awajún Tiwi Beaded Necklace
THE AWAJÚN TIWI BEADED NECKLACE is a beautiful traditional indigenous eco friendly jewelry piece handmade with kumpia and tuju with details in chichao, grey and tan yusajiak or yanpak seeds, by the Awajún artisans of Urakusa in the Peruvian Amazon. A simple and modern style necklace to accent any outfit.
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• Kumpia, Tuju, Chichao, Yusajiak, Yanpak Seeds
• Fishing thread for strength
• Back beaded loop closure on some
• Handmade by Awajún Artisans
• Imported: Peruvian Amazon
• Metal Free
• Sustainable jewelry
• Eco friendly fashion
See Care Instructions to ensure their luster shines through and wearable art pieces are cared for properly.
The talented artisans who create these exquisite pieces of wearable art have a strong spiritual connection with mother nature, they live in remote areas of the rainforest and it brings them joy to share their artistry with the world, while making an honorable living from their traditional craft. You will feel the powerful energy of the rainforest in every piece you wear.
Adornment connects us to something higher. It honors the beauty of Earth and power of Nature." Designer Violeta Villacorta
ORG by vio® works in partnership with indigenous Amazon artisans to promote their culture, artistry and develop collections of handmade jewelry, accessories and eco fashion using plant materials, as a source for a sustainable economy for the stewards of the forests.
Your purchase of our exquisite Amazon beaded jewelry and accessories supports our work with indigenous Amazon artisans and communities, aimed at cultivating their artistry while generating a sustainable economy, so they remain in their land as protectors of the rainforest: the lungs of our planet and global climate regulator… AND it is a beautiful addition to your wardrobe straight from the Amazon!
All our goods are fairly traded and we share 50% of profits with producing communities through projects that address their needs to ensure their success. The other 50% supports our work with the artisans and communities we currently work with, while reaching out to new communities.