WorldFinds

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The spirit of vintage kantha quilts transformed into one-of-a-kind jewelry.

 

 

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World Finds started a girls education fund that provides valuable supplies so young women can finish school.

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  • petite metals slide bracelet silver
    petite metals slide bracelet silver
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    Petite Slide Bracelet – Silver

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    Great for layering, this small, metallic bead bracelet is accented by a long tube and tied off with an adjustable slide. Handmade by marginalized women in India who are able to improve their lives and become leaders in their community by working in a women's cooperative. Size: beads are 1/8" wide, bracelet is adjustable from 2.25" - 2.75" **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $13.00
    $13.00
  • petite metals slide bracelet gold
    petite metals slide bracelet gold
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    Petite Slide Bracelet – Gold

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    Great for layering, this small, metallic bead bracelet is accented by a long tube and tied off with an adjustable slide. Handmade by marginalized women in India who are able to improve their lives and become leaders in their community by working in a women's cooperative. Size: beads are 1/8" wide, bracelet is adjustable from 2.25" - 2.75" **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $13.00
    $13.00
  • alaina earrings gold
    alaina earrings gold
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    Alaina Earrings Gold

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    The Alaina Earrings feature a long dangling oval, accented with a brushed metal geometric plate. Handmade by marginalized women in India who are able to improve their lives and become leaders in their community by working in a women's cooperative. Size: 2.75" long with nickel and lead-free French ear wires. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $17.00
    $17.00
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    alaina earrings silver
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    Alaina Earrings Silver

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    The Alaina Earrings feature a long dangling oval, accented with a brushed metal geometric plate. Handmade by marginalized women in India who are able to improve their lives and become leaders in their community by working in a women's cooperative. Size: 2.75" long with nickel and lead-free French ear wires. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $17.00
    $17.00
  • kantha connection bracelet unity
    rainbow kantha bracelet
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    Kantha Connection Bracelet Rainbow

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    This colorful rainbow kantha bracelet comes with a tag which reads, "Unity encourages harmony and intention. This Unity Bracelet inspires us to trust that together we are greater than the sum of our parts." Measures ¼”; stretches to fit most wrists. Sustainably handmade by women artisans in India who are working to improve their lives through fair trade. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $14.00
    $14.00
  • four tassel kantha bracelet
    four tassel kantha bracelet
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    Four Tassel Kantha Bracelet

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    Four colorful threaded tassels give an extra pop of fun to this simple bracelet. Each bracelet will vary slightly, as the Kantha beads are repurposed. The beads are made by wrapping Kantha fabric around tiny wooden beads. Handmade by women artisans in India who improve their lives and communities through fair trade. Size: 1/4" wide; stretches to fit most wrists. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $12.00
    $12.00
  • kantha mini hoops
    kantha mini hoops
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    Kantha Mini Hoop Earrings

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    Perfect little hoop earrings featuring lightweight colorful beads made from recycled Kantha fabric wrapped around wooden beads. Colors and patterns will vary slightly. Handmade by women artisans in India who are working to improve their lives through fair trade. Size: 1 1/3" long; with post backs. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $15.00
    $15.00
  • delicate kantha necklace
    delicate kantha necklace
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    Delicate Kantha Necklace

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    A single strand of colorful beads made from repurposed kantha fabric decorates a delicate gold metallic chain. Each necklace will vary slightly, as the Kantha beads are repurposed. The beads are made by wrapping Kantha fabric around tiny wooden beads. Handmade by women artisans in India who improve their lives and communities through fair trade. Size: Measures 18" long plus a 2 1/2" extender **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $19.00
    $19.00
  • kantha double wrap bracelet
    kantha double wrap bracelet
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    Kantha Double Wrap Bracelet

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    Recycled Kantha fabric beads in pinks, plums, and reds are interspersed with gold beads in this limited edition Valentine's design. Finished with red thread tassel you can wrap it around your wrist twice for a great stacked look! Size: 1/4" wide beads - loops to fit most wrists. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $16.00
    $16.00
  • colorblock kantha bracelet
    colorblock kantha bracelet
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    Colorblock Kantha Bracelet

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    Sets of pink, plum and red Kantha fabric beads alternate with gold seed beads in this limited edition Valentine's piece. Size: 1/4" wide beads - stretches to fit most wrists. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $12.00
    $12.00
  • aliya earrings gold
    aliya earrings model
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    Aliya Earrings Gold

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    Lightweight statement earrings made from a curved wire outline and hinged half-moon base. Handmade by marginalized women in India who are able to improve their lives and become leaders in their community by working in a women's cooperative. Measures 3” long with nickel and lead-free French ear wires. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $17.00
    $17.00
  • aliya earrings silver
    aliya earrings model
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    Aliya Earrings Silver

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    Lightweight statement earrings made from a curved wire outline and hinged half-moon base. Handmade by marginalized women in India who are able to improve their lives and become leaders in their community by working in a women's cooperative. Measures 3” long with nickel and lead-free French ear wires. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $17.00
    $17.00
  • fringed twilight earrings
    fringed twilight earrings model
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    Fringed Twilight Earrings

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    These statement earrings feature rows of beads in mixed metals that hang from a triangular chain. Descending fringe of thin gold chains add movement to the design. Handmade by marginalized women in India who are able to improve their lives and become leaders in their community by working in a women's cooperative. Measures 3” long with nickel and lead-free French ear wires. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $19.00
    $19.00
  • kantha tassel necklace:bracelet
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    Kantha Tasseled Wrap Bracelet

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    This versatile piece features a mixture of matte gold and colorful Kantha textile beads, interlaced with multicolored tassels. Perfect to add a pop of color to any outfit. This stretchy strand can be worn as a necklace or multi-wrapped into a bracelet. Measures 13" long Sustainably handmade by women artisans in India who are working to improve their lives through fair trade. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $22.00
    $22.00
  • mixed media kantha necklace
    mixed media kantha necklace
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    Mixed Media Necklace

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    Gold tone beads in a variety of textured finishes are complimented by recycled kantha textile beads, colorful felted pom poms, and bright teal beads. This stretchy strand can be worn as either a necklace or bracelet. Each necklace will vary slightly, as the Kantha beads are repurposed. The beads are made by wrapping Kantha fabric around tiny wooden beads. Handmade by women artisans in India who improve their lives and communities through fair trade. Size: Measures 26” long **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $22.00
    $22.00
  • kantha beaded hoop earrings
    kantha hoop earrings
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    Kantha Beaded Hoop Earrings

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    Large, lightweight golden hoop earrings featuring colorful beads made from recycled Kantha fabric wrapped around wooden beads. Colors and patterns will vary slightly. Handmade by women artisans in India who are working to improve their lives through fair trade. Size: 3" from top of earring **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $15.00
    $15.00
  • kantha tiered y necklace
    kantha necklace tiered model
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    Kantha Tiered Y Necklace

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    Three strands of recycled Kantha textile beads are linked with gold metal wires and complimented by gold chain fringe hanging from the longest strand. Each necklace will vary slightly, as the Kantha beads are repurposed. Handmade by women artisans in India who improve their lives and communities through fair trade. Size: Measures 16” at shortest strand + 4 ½” extender. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $31.00
    $31.00
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    Kantha Connection Bracelet Black

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    This repurposed textile bracelet comes with a Strength attribute tag which reads, "Strength reflects our courage to stand up to injustice and illuminate a better path. This Strength Bracelet creates a chain of goodness around the world." Measures ¼”; stretches to fit most wrists. Sustainably handmade by women artisans in India who are working to improve their lives through fair trade. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
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    Kantha Connection Bracelet Blue

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    This repurposed textile bracelet comes with a Serenity attribute tag, which reads "Serenity transforms our lives with soothing calm and quiet stillness. This Serenity Bracelet brings artisans peace of mind for the future through fair trade." Measures ¼”; stretches to fit most wrists. Sustainably handmade by women artisans in India who are working to improve their lives through fair trade. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
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    Kantha Connection Bracelet Green

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    This repurposed textile bracelet comes with a Growth attribute tag, which reads "Growth challenges us to aspire to greater levels of fairness and sustainability. This Growth Bracelet reminds us that artisans flourish under nurturing conditions." Measures ¼”; stretches to fit most wrists. Sustainably handmade by women artisans in India who are working to improve their lives through fair trade. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
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    Kantha Connection Bracelet Red

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    This repurposed textile bracelet comes with an Energy attribute tag, which reads "Energy is clarity, optimism, and passion in all we do. This Energy Bracelet empowers artisans to create positive change." Measures ¼”; stretches to fit most wrists. Sustainably handmade by women artisans in India who are working to improve their lives through fair trade. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
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    Kantha Connection Bracelet Purple

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    This repurposed textile bracelet comes with a Wisdom attribute tag, which reads "Wisdom and experience move us towards a more just society. This Wisdom Bracelet embraces the knowledge gained when we engage with each other." Measures ¼”; stretches to fit most wrists. Sustainably handmade by women artisans in India who are working to improve their lives through fair trade. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
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    Kantha Connection Bracelet Yellow

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    This repurposed textile bracelet comes with a Hope attribute tag, which reads "Hope reminds us of our limitless potential for the future. This Hope Bracelet brings new possibilities to women artisans in India." Measures ¼”; stretches to fit most wrists. Sustainably handmade by women artisans in India who are working to improve their lives through fair trade. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $14.00
    $14.00
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    Tasseled Kantha Bead Bracelet

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    Strands of repurposed Kantha textile beads intertwine with sparkling and matte gold beads. This statement bracelet is finished with a brass cylinder and knotted cord to easily adjust the size. Measures 1” wide. Handmade by women artisans in India who are improving their lives and communities through fair trade. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $10.00
    $10.00
  • kantha pompom garland
    kantha pompom garland
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    Kantha Pom Pom Garland

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    This charming garland has repurposed kantha fabric beads interspersed with colorful pom poms. hang it in a doorway, on a mantle or over your bed for a cheerful, fun decor. Strand Size: 6 ft long Bead Size: 1/2" in diameter Colors and patterns will vary as each is made from recycled Kantha textiles. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
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    $27.00
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    Kantha Chandelier Drop Earrings

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    An artful arrangement of colorful Kantha textile beads are framed by a draping gold chain, with nickel and lead-free French ear wires. Colors and patterns will vary due to the repurposed fabric beads. Sustainably handmade by women artisans in India who are working to improve their lives through fair trade. Size: 2.5" from top of earring **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $18.00
    $18.00
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    Kantha Tassel Necklace

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    This relaxed style is oh-so-casual when worn alone and makes the perfect boho statement when layered. Colorful, repurposed Kantha textile beads alternate with tiny gold beads to form a long strand that is finished with a statement bead, textured gold ring and tassel. Colors and patterns will vary. Handmade by low-income women artisans in India, who are improving their lives and communities through fair trade. Size: 32" **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $26.00
    $26.00
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    Kantha Reflective Chandelier Earrings

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    A colorful grouping of recycled Kantha textile beads hangs below a gold triangular frame. Colors and patterns will vary. Handmade by women artisans in India who are improving their lives and communities through fair trade. Size: 3.5" long **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $19.00
    $19.00
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    Triple Strand Kantha Necklace

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    This triple strand necklace makes layering easy! A casual silhouette made of three strands of Kantha fabric beads alternating with black seed beads. The necklace is finished with smooth, wrapped seed beads - no clasp required. Each necklace will vary slightly, as the Kantha beads are made from repurposed kantha quilt fabric. Handmade by women artisans in India who are improving their lives and communities through fair trade. Size:  30.75" long at shortest strand. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $35.00
    $35.00
  • kantha intertwining necklace
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    Intertwining Kantha Necklace

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    Five strands of Kantha fabric beads and metallic gold beads intertwine in this collar style statement necklace. Each necklace will vary slightly, as the Kantha beads are made from repurposed kantha quilt fabric. Handmade by women artisans in India who are improving their lives and communities through fair trade. Size: 17.5" at shortest strand + 3" extender. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $39.00
    $39.00
  • kantha sunflower earrings
    kantha sunflower earrings
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    Kantha Sunflower Earrings

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    Artisans use repurposed fabric from kantha quilts to make these sunflower shaped earrings with an inner circle of matte gold seed beads. Size: 1.5" long **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $15.00
    $15.00
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    Perpendicular Cuff Gunmetal

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    A sleek, modern cuff made of brushed metal and finished with a perpendicular band on either side of the opening for easy on/off wear. The flexible cuff adjusts to fit most wrists. Handmade by marginalized women in India who are able to improve their lives and become leaders in their community by working in a women's cooperative.
    $14.00
    $14.00
  • fox ornament
    fox ornament
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    Embroidered Fox Ornament

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    The Embroidered Fox Ornament has lovely details, like his fuzzy velvet fur and traditional zardozi beaded embroidery. Handmade by low-income artisans near Agra, India. Size: 4" tall **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $15.00
    $15.00
  • globe ornament
    globe ornament
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    Globe Ornament

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    Double sided to show Eastern and Western Hemispheres. Accented with zardozi embroidery, and finished with silver cording. Size: 3.25″ diameter **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $13.00
    $13.00
  • kantha tribal necklace
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    Kantha Tribal Necklace

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    Three geometric points of recycled Kantha beads hang below a strand of brass triangles. Each necklace will vary slightly, as the Kantha beads are repurposed. Handmade by women artisans in India who are improving their lives and communities through fair trade. Size: 20";  with 2" extender **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $31.00
    $31.00
  • kantha multistrand gilded necklace
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    Kantha Gilded Strands Necklace

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    This beautifully and intricately layered necklace features six strands of gold-colored beads and graduated recycled Kantha textile beads. Each necklace will vary slightly, as the Kantha beads are repurposed. Handmade by women artisans in India who are improving their lives and communities through fair trade. Size: 15" long at the shortest strand; includes 3" extender **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $35.00
    $35.00
  • kantha laurel bracelet
    kantha laurel bracelet
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    Kantha Laurel Bracelet

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    This colorful bracelet is made of unique recycled Kantha textile beads on one half and leafy golden beads overlapping like a shiny laurel on the other half. Size: 1/4” at widest point; stretches to fit most wrists. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $11.00
    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    $11.00
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    kantha bead garland necklace
    kantha bead garland necklace
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    Kantha Garland Necklace

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    Tiny wood beads are covered in colorful recycled kantha fabric and strung in 4 tiered rows. Colors and patterns vary, but each necklace is uniquely vibrant! Handcrafted by a women's cooperative in India that employs low-income women. Size: 21" in length with 2.5" extender **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $25.00
    $25.00
  • 4 tier kantha bead necklace
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    4-Tier Kantha Bead Necklace

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    Tiny wood beads are covered in colorful recycled kantha fabric and strung in 4 tiered rows. Colors and patterns vary, but each necklace is uniquely vibrant! Handcrafted by a women's cooperative in India that employs low-income women. Size: 21" in length with 2.5" extender **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $31.00
    $31.00
  • kantha spiral bracelet
    kantha spiral bracelet
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    Kantha Spiral Bracelet

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    A vibrant bracelet made of colorful kantha fabric beads, rainbow braided thread, teal glass beads and gold filigree loops. Each layer adds to the uniqueness of this textured, mixed media spiral bracelet. Size: 2" wide. Fits most wrists. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
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  • kantha beaded necklace
    kantha beaded necklace
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    Kantha Bead Necklace

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    The versatile Kantha Bead Necklace is made using wooden beads covered in recycled fabric of all different colors. Matches any outfit and can be worn as a long necklace, looped once, or wrap it a couple times for a bracelet. Handcrafted by a women's cooperative in India that employs low-income women. Size: 61" in length **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
    $27.00
    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    $27.00
  • Kantha Bauble Bracelet
    Kantha Bauble Bracelet
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    Kantha Bauble Bracelet

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    Wear this recycled Kantha Bauble Bracelet by itself, or layer it with your other favorite bracelets - it looks great either way! Kantha beads are alternated with gold beads and kantha beads will vary. Each bracelet is unique. Handcrafted by low-income women in India. Size: beads are ½” wide **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this product.
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    Kantha Garland Small

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    Use this lovely strand of Kantha textile beads around the holidays or any time of the year. Embellish your mantel or drape on your tree, this strand is great for any occasion! Strand Size: 6 ft long Bead Size: 1/2" in diameter Colors and patterns will vary as each is made from recycled Kantha textiles. **Learn more about WorldFinds and the artisans who made this prod
    $20.00
    $20.00
  • Metallic Wrap Cord Bracelet
    $15.00
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Mission

To create employment for low-income artisans in the developing world, provide unique, beautiful and sellable designs for North American retailers, and operate a sustainable business that also employs people in the US – all the while being kind to the environment.”

Impact

WorldFinds is committed to Fair Trade on a long-term basis and has been working with some of their groups for almost a decade.  WorldFinds works with low-income women to help them break the cycle of poverty.  Working with women, WorldFinds’s impact extends to the families and local communities, creating a new cycle of prosperity, safety and health. They recently began a Girls Education Fund to help more girls go to school (see video below).