Fair Trade Maasai Bangle, Kenya

Fair Trade Maasai Bangle, Kenya
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Fun to wear alone or in bunches, this Maasai bangle is a rubber ring wrapped in beads and comes in about a billion colors. The bangle gives a little to get over your hand but not too much. Each bangle is approximately 7.5 inches in circumference. Specify color choice in the comments section at checkout.

Working with more than 100 individual carvers in Machakos, Kenya,Jedando Modern Handicrafts markets products primarily made of wood and bone worldwide. Carving is a tradition in Kenya with the children learning the craft from their parents. Carved by hand using only rudimentary hand tools, olive wood bowls, salad serving sets, and animal-shaped napkin rings take shape from pieces of olive wood, mahogany, and mpingo, or “African Ebony.” An integral part of the organization’s function is to educate the craftspeople on the need for reforestation to enable the products to be available for years to come and offer a sustainable income for generations.

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