Smoky Quartz Beaded Link Necklace from Bali, "Royal Elegance"
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Cut in faceted spheres, smoky quartz sparkles with royal elegance in this design. The intricate sterling settings intensify the impact of the subtle gem. They are inspired by the curls on the statues of Buddha in Borobudur Temple. This handcrafted link necklace comes from Indonesian artisan Zayd Makarim.
Zayd Makarim has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2850 and the most recent for $7500. Proceeds were used to buy natural gemstones and silver to use to make jewelery.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
This artist supports children under the age of 18.