Recycled Magazine Horizon Stretch Bracelet
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Set your sights on new horizons with this simply beautiful stretch beaded bracelet made by women in Uganda and Kenya. Handmade by women in Uganda from recycled magazines -- individually hand-rolled and coated with a shiny lacquer to make them water-resistant and durable -- the beads are then fairly traded to Kenya for hand-stringing...transforming them into beautifully uncommon jewelry. All the workers are paid fair, livable wages -- about five times higher than the national average in Kenya.
- Recycled magazines, glass, & metal
- Stretches up to 2.5" diameter (6.4 cm)
- Handmade in and fairly traded from Kenya
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May 7, 2015 - These bracelets are so beautiful! I received a similar one for a birthday present from a girlfriend several years ago and loved it. So when I found these (and 2 for 9$) I bought the set to give one to each of my sisters. They are fun, go with just about everything and add a nice touch of boho to an outfit. So cute and the fact that they help fellow women out and give back makes it an even better gift to give:)
December 26, 2014 - I love that these bracelets are made by and benefit women in Uganda and Kenya. the beads are pretty - I couldn't believe they were made of paper. I bought one for myself and each of my daughters. We all love them!
September 5, 2014 - I ordered one to see what they were like and really liked it. I re-ordered a bunch to use as Christmas presents for my work friends. The bracelet is pretty. The packaging is also really lovely and I like that it helps out a great cause!
April 2, 2014 - Not as interesting as I thought.
January 31, 2014 - Pretty....sturdy so far.
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