Hand Crafted Leather and Turquoise Bracelet, "Native Freedom"
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By Javanese artisan Henry Anthony Sanny, this stunning bracelet is designed for women. He braids leather to fasten with a stylized sterling toggle clasp set with turquoise. A silver feather and a bead depicting a bird convey a message of freedom.
.925 Sterling silver
- 8 grams
- 0.28 oz
- Bracelet: 18.5 cm L x 1 cm W
- Bracelet: 7.25" L x 0.4" W
- Feather: 0.3 cm H x 0.7 cm W x 0.23 cm D
- Feather: 0.1" H x 0.3" W x 0.1" D
Henry gives work to other silversmiths and long-time employees. Most have worked with him for more than five years. Made Sri, his head administrator has been with Henry since he started his workshop 15 years ago. She recently became a Novica artisan and is growing her own successful workshop.
Henry Anthony Sanny has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2500 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of raw materials like sterling silver and leather so he can increase production.