Beaded Lapis Lazuli and Pearl Necklace from Thailand, "Devoted Love"
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Deeply blue lapis lazuli contrasts beautifully with cultured freshwater pearls in this elegant necklace presented by Matta of Thailand. Polished lapis stones in oblong shapes are hand-knotted with creamy white oval pearls in a classic color combination. The necklace closes with a hook clasp of sterling silver.
.925 Sterling silver
Matta has provided an education for three children that she is not related to. Two have graduated and one is still at the university.
Matta has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2700 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of materials for her handcrafted jewelry.
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.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.