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Artisan Crafted Blue Wood Statement Necklace from Thailand, "Rising Summer"

bySumalee Nawakul: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (139)
Little turquoise beads shine on ten elegant strands in this hand-crafted... more

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Little turquoise beads shine on ten elegant strands in this hand-crafted necklace by Sumalee Nawakul. She threads rondelle-shaped wood beads on individual strands and joins them with larger beads crafted from littleleaf boxwood in this vibrant statement necklace.

  • 45 grams
  • 1.59 oz
  • 84 cm L x 3.5 cm W
  • 33" L x 1.4" W

  • Littleleaf boxwood, polyester
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Thailand.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Thailandicon info
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  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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139

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04/09/2019

"Too long to wear"

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I loved the color and quality of this necklace. However, it was too long to wear. It was half way down my chest and I am 55. I had to return it.

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02/07/2019

"Beautifully made!!@"

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Not only is this a beautiful piece, but its well made. Thank you for making a gorgeous product!

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04/30/2021

"Nice....."

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Love this necklace, especially the color!

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04/17/2021

"Striking"

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Well made, attractive necklace.

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03/20/2021

"Beautiful colors!"

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This necklace is perfect! The colors are beautiful and the necklace is (surprisingly) very lightweight. I appreciate that it can be worn at two different lengths. It feels very well-made. Highly recommend!

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Verified Reviewer

02/06/2021

"Light very light on my neck with so much color"

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I can t wear hardly any jewelry around my neck due to pain & a condition I have. This necklace was so light & a beautiful color I wore it a lot last summer. I wish I could find it in another color.It was beaded so perfectly.It is brighter and the color was pink not purplish as it looks in the picture. I had so many compliments !!!

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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.

 
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