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Handcrafted Modern Recycled Paper Beaded Bracelet, "Golden Dawn"

Product ID: 196940

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Akwele Suma takes her inspiration for this bracelet from the emergence of the sun at dawn and its rays across the sky. "Each day is a new beginning, we can always start fresh," shares the Ghanaian artist. She crafts the bracelet by hand, cutting paper from different printed sources and rolling them into spindles that alternate with sese wood beads.

The artist uses the paper at hand so paper colors will vary, making each design a unique example of handcrafted art. These beads receive a protective coat of clear nail polish.

  • 18 grams
  • 0.64 oz
  • 19 cm Interior Circumference x 2.2 cm W
  • 7.5" Inner Circ. x 0.9" W

  • Recycled paper, sese wood beads
  • Avoid contact with water
  • Recycled materials may vary slightly in color and/or pattern
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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You can find recycled paper stretch bracelet 'Golden Dawn' by Akwele Suma in jewelry categories such as Modern Bracelets, Eco-Friendly Bracelets, No Stone Bracelets, Brass Bracelets and Wood Bracelets. Enjoy exploring these sections for other Novica treasures.

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Akwele is currently supporting the education of her own child and three others, from primary school all the way to the university level.

Akwele Suma has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $300. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of raw materials such as paper, glue, hooks, and clasps; and also to employ additional workers to assist her in production.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Akwele has one child that she cares for.

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

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Lima, Ohio, USA

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