A dazzling star with a citrine heart captivates with mesmerizing beauty. The faceted 8-carat gem, which represents November´s birthstone, is set in sterling silver in a fascinating necklace from Neeru Goel in India.
.925 Sterling silver
- 16 grams
- 0.56 oz
- Chain: 40 cm L x 0.2 cm W
- Chain: 15.75" L x 0.1" W
- Pendant: 3.8 cm L x 2.5 cm W x 0.8 cm D
- Pendant: 1.5" L x 1" W x 0.3" D
Neeru is a self-taught jewelry artisan. Her designs are inspired by the rich heritage of traditional Indian jewelry. In her workshop, she and her assistants handcraft the jewelry molds and handset the gemstones. Neeru eagerly passes her knowledge to any of the artisans in her workshop who wish to master this ancient art.
At any given time Neeru, gives work to other jewelry artisans. Most work full-time and the others, part-time.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.