Paper Bead Drop Earrings - Sky Blue

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Simple yet sophisticated, these lightweight earrings bring together the very best of ethical fashion. Hand-rolled recycled paper beads from Kenya meet 14kt fair trade gold-plated hooks from India. Measures approximately 2 inches from hook to tip. Fair Trade goods providing economic empowerment to artisans in Africa.

Hand-crafted in Kenya. Each paper bead is coated in a clear, non-toxic lacquer making it water resistant and durable.
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Lilian heads our team of paper bead makers in Kisumu, western Kenya. She oversees up to 40 women in Kenya and Uganda and makes sure that we never run short of recycled paper beads. Each bead is individually cut and rolled from magazine pages ensuring a steady supply of work for these women.

They often gather at her home in Kisumu to roll paper beads together. According to Lilian, the income generated from the millions of beads they've made has completely transformed their lives.

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