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Purple Torsade Necklace Wood Beaded Jewelry, "Nan Belle"

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

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

  • 41 grams
  • 1.45 oz
  • 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, 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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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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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06/20/2016

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"Beautiful!"

She loved it. Thanks!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: Mother's Day

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"A really unique piece."

The violet torsade necklace is a beautiful, natural creation. With no metal pieces, it is carefully strung and woven into a light weight, feminine piece that looks like understated elegance. The price was right and it's a pleasure to wear.

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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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