Agate and Silver Beaded Pendant Necklace from Thailand, "Exotic Karen"
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An exotic array of agate, reconstituted turquoise, and calcite are beaded macrame style onto several lengths of hand-braided cord that circle the neck. Thai artisan Sareeyakarn designs this remarkable accessory, centered by a silver pendant that is handcrafted by Karen hill tribe artisans. It closes with a clasp of sterling silver.
- 12 grams
- 0.43 oz
- Necklace: 44 cm L x 2 cm W
- Necklace: 17.25" L x 0.8" W
- Pendant: 1.4 cm L x 1.2 cm W
- Pendant: 0.6" L x 0.5" W
Sareeyakarn has been a single mother for four years. She supports her two children.
Being a Novica artisan means many things to Sareeyakarn. She is able to sell her work without the expense of a store. Her schedule is flexible, enabling her to care for her parents and her two children. She is thankful for the income that her Novica sales bring in. It is the family's only source of income and it brings stability to her home. She hopes to grow her Novica sales and is constantly working on new designs.
Sareeyakarn has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $800 and the most recent for $2850.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Sareeyakarn is a single mother who supports her two children and provides for their education.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.