Handmade Wax Polyester Cord Calcite Brass Bracelet Thailand, "Siam Shade in Black"
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With a thick wristband of crocheted waxed polyester, adorned by beautiful dyed calcite stones and brass and glass beads, this multi-colored bracelet is hand crafted by Thai artisan Tiraphan Hasub. Each stone and bead is knotted onto the hand crocheted wristband and includes a raintree wood button clasp that is adjustable for a perfect fit.
- 10 grams
- 0.37 oz
- Bracelet size: 18 cm min L - x 20 cm max L x 1.5 cm W
- Bracelet size: 7" min L - x 7.75" max L x 0.6" W
- Waxed polyester cord, dyed calcite, raintree wood bead, brass and glass beads
- Avoid contact with water
- Color(s) may vary slightly
- Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
- Button clasp
- Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
- Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes
- Made in Thailand.
- Certified and shipped by our office in Thailand
Tiraphan hires other artisans at her workshop to help her craft her popular jewelry.
Tiraphan Hasub has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2850 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of gemstones and other materials for her jewelry making.
Tiraphan is deeply committed to ensuring that her children receive the best education. She pays for them to attend a local international school, as she wants them to have the best possible start in life.
Tiraphan has thyroid disease. She tires easily and sometimes it is difficult to to find the energy for everything. Yet she refuses to let it compromise her work.
Tiraphan has steadily grown her jewelry project and now provides work for other artisans in her community.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
This artist shows a lot of talent or potential and is in their late teens or twenties.
Among the workers at Tiraphan's workshop are some who suffer from polio.
Tiraphan supports her two children.