Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Embira Seed Necklace

Embira Seed Necklace, Reg $38, Now $27

The embira seed is a natural seed native to Uganda. The light grey color makes this an extremely versatile necklace. These Embira seed necklaces are one of Noonday's most popular pieces! This 36" necklace can be doubled or tripled. Handmade by African Style, a group that Noonday Collection helped launch in Uganda.

Stamped Circle Earrings

Stamped Circle Earrings, Reg $30, Now $24

Flirty and fun, these earrings dangle and shine for an every day look. Handmade by artisan groups in India that help low-income artisans move towards economic self-sufficiency. The group is certified fair trade and promotes sustainability on all levels and creates opportunities to alleviate poverty. Artisans receive fair wages, education, financial and technical assistance, and have safe working conditions.

Tiny Tiles Cuff

Tiny Tiles Cuff, Reg $44, Now $30

Dramatic, angular diamonds streak the wrist, bringing boldness to your outfit in a neutral color wave.

This bracelet was beaded by hand in the Lago Atitlan region of Guatemala. The women go to a central meeting point to receive the beads, then they create the pieces at home, with their children playing nearby. The women are paid by piece for their work and are able to support their families while still working from home.

2.5”diameter 2”width fits to wrist. Composed of glass beads. Handle with care.

Carved Cuff

Carved Cuff, Reg $38, Now $25
(photo with model shows a more accurate color of cuff for sale)

This bracelet is handcrafted from natural horn for a geometric cuff with punch. 

Crocheted Bracelet

Crocheted Bracelet, Reg $42, Now $28
Inspired by the days of old, this intricately crocheted bracelet adds a wisp to your wrist. This piece is handmade in Austin by Hill Country Hill Tribers, a group of refugees who fled Burma. The women and their families fled persecution in their home country, often based on their different ethnicities. Once these families are settled in the States, they faced many challenges, including securing steady employment and navigating a variety of cultural and language barriers. In addition, many refugee families are still healing from the physical, mental and spiritual repercussions of war. Creating jewelry is one way dignity and economic empowerment restores them

Funky Paper Bead Bracelet

Funky Paper Bead Bracelet, Reg $12, Now $9

Each bead is handcrafted from recycled paper and then strung to create a fun bracelet that can mixed, matched, and stacked with virtually any bracelet. Measuring 3'' on an elastic band, they stretch for size. Handmade by African Style, a group Noonday helped to launch in Uganda. Assorted beads and colors make each bracelet unique.

D'Orsay Bracelet

D'Orsay Bracelet, Reg $24, Now $15

A pop of color for everyday wear, inspired by the artistry of France. Handmade of brass, 2-1/2" diameter. Handmade by a fair trade artisan group in India that creates avenues of employment for the economically disadvantaged.