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Blue Torsade Necklace Wood Beaded Jewelry, "Mekong Belle"

In blue and brown, this torsade necklace is by Sumalee Nawakul. She crafts the... more

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In blue and brown, this torsade necklace is by Sumalee Nawakul. She crafts the necklace by hand with dyed blue wood beads of littleleaf boxwood, creating 10 hand-knotted strands that twist into a necklace that can fasten at two different lengths.

  • 47 grams
  • 0.1 lbs
  • 48 cm min L - x 52 cm max L x 2.5 cm W
  • 19" min L - x 20.5" max L x 1" W

  • Littleleaf boxwood and waxed polyester cord
  • Toggle clasp
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes
  • Made in Thailand.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Thailand
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The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Sumalee has struggled for many years. She has a small shop in a local market but the sales are erratic, tied to tourism, and do not provide enough income to meet her expenses. Her Novica sales are essential to her survival and the survival of those who depend on her. She is working very hard to increase her sales.

Sumalee helps to support her mother in a unique way. She hires her mother and other older workers to help with the hand-finishing of her statement jewelry created from wooden beads.

As a child, Sumalee learned sewing, embroidery and weaving from her mother. She still practices these arts today and often teaches them to younger artisans.

Sumalee Nawakul has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1300 and the most recent for $1400.

Sumalee does not have any children but she loves being an aunt. She helps her younger sister with the cost of her niece's education.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

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

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06/16/2016

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"Beautiful and well made!"

I purchased this as a gift for a friend and it was a hit! She loved it! The necklace is very well made. I know that when I purchase things with lots of beads strung together, I often worry about the craftsmanship because I've had more than one come apart. That was not the case with this item. It felt very sturdy and it was absolutely beautiful. I loved the color, the length was just right, and it was easy to clasp.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: Christmas

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06/21/2016

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"Mekong Belle"

This necklace is so beautiful, the colour is great and it is a perfect length. I am very happy with the purchase.

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07/31/2018

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"Fantastic Necklace"

This is fantastic necklace, excellent quality, color is beautiful, price and size is right. Packaged well.

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7 Testimonials for Sumalee Nawakul

Elizabeth K

Ukiah, CA USA

I have purchased 6 various necklaces (torsades) & bracelets from Sumalee and love them all! I'm about to buy 5 more! Needless to say, I am quite taken with her amazing craftsmanship! Thank you so very much, Sumalee!
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Karin

Burlington, VT, USA

The colors in the Trang Belle bracelet make me so happy! I have worn it every day since receiving it!!
 
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