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Wood pendant necklace, 'My Star of Hope' - Star Theme Hand Crafted Bali Wood Necklace Curate

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Star Theme Hand Crafted Bali Wood Necklace, "My Star of Hope"

"Every time I look up and see the stars at night, I see there's hope in the... more

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"Every time I look up and see the stars at night, I see there's hope in the future," Made Sumerta says. The artisan from Bhakti Senang Hati works in Balinese sono wood, carving a beautiful star. Worn on a necklace of black cotton cords, the pendant celebrates his unique skill and talent. "As a child, I suffered poliomyelitis, which weakened my legs and I can't go anywhere myself. But I can create something useful and beautiful with my own two hands," the artisan says.

  • 5 grams
  • 0.18 oz
  • Cord length: 32 cm min L - x 63 cm max L
  • Cord length: 12.5" min L - x 25" max L
  • Cord width: 2 mm
  • Cord width: 2 mm
  • Pendant: 5.5 cm L x 5.7 cm W x 0.5 cm D
  • Pendant: 2.2" L x 2.2" W x 0.2" D

  • Sono wood, cotton cord
  • Wood grain and color can vary slightly
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Sliding knot
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Java
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Bhakti Senang Hati was founded and is run by people with physical challenges who provide a special service for the physically challenged in Bali. The society also provides wheelchairs and housing, and runs Bhakti Senang Hati Places, a home for children with disabilities. The seven artisans who are members of the foundation use a wheelchair or have a prosthetic leg. This does not stop them from living a full-life and striving to be self-sufficient.

The Bakti Senang Hati Foundation assists persons with disabilities. Living with a disability can be more difficult in Bali than in other places. Bali's Hindu culture carries with it the additional stigma of karma. To be disabled is the physical manifestation of bad karma. Traditionally, the disabled were hidden away and isolation was added to their burden. Attitudes are slowly changing and programs such as the Bakti Senang Hati Foundation teach self-confidence as well as the practical skills that will enable their members to become self-supporting.

Although their Novica sales do not provide enough income for each artisan to be self-supporting, these sales have a profound impact on their lives. The income contributes not only to their financial stability but also to their self-esteem. It is important to these artisans that their work is seen and appreciated around the world.

There are eight children that the Bakti Senang Hati artisans are able to provide for.

The Bakti Senang Foundation provides for the education of eight children.

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12/06/2016

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"This is a treasure."

Beautiful star.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Cousin
  • Occasion: Christmas

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09/27/2017

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"Looks Even More Beautiful in Person!"

I loved this necklace the moment I saw it online, but it was even lovelier when I received it in my hands. I really love it and wear it frequently!

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Gift #necklace #Star #Hope #wooden

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01/26/2018

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"Around the World"

I received this necklace today and it is absolutely gorgeous. My granddaughter is interested in all cultures around the world and so we are on a mission to acquire special items from around the world. This piece caught my eye because she will always be my "star"

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  • This was a gift for: Granddaughter
  • Occasion: 'just because'

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03/23/2019

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"MY STAR OF HOPE"

I AM A CANCER SURVIVOR, A CONSTANT REMINDER TO NEVER GIVE-UP, BUT TO ALWAYS KEEP YOUR FAITH AND FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT,!

Best Uses
  • ALL WEAR (I SET THE TABLE) OR BAR!

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5 Testimonials for Bhakti Senang Hati

Zully

The bracelet looks exactly as the one on the picture. It's really cute.

Susanne

Tampa, Florida

Enjoyed the craftsmanship, nicely done.
 
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