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Stylish Indigenous Artisans Bracelets

 

Hellenistic Bracelet - Pearl
Hellenistic Bracelet - Pearl
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Clothing/Jewelry/Bracelets

The jewelry of ancient Greece's relatively brief Hellenistic period (323-146 B.C.) is famous for its intricate detail and superior skill. This period saw great improvements in techniques like filigree, complex hand-braiding, granulation, and stone-setting. Popular themes were the "Hercules knot," rosettes, and animal torcs (a large rigid neck ring).


$189.00
Five Rivers Navajo Turquoise Bracelet
Five Rivers Navajo Turquoise Bracelet
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Category: Clothing/Jewelry/Bracelets

Believed to bestow the wearer with courage, luck, health, and protection, turquoise has been used in jewelry making for millennia by cultures as diverse as the Navajo, ancient Egyptians, and Tibetans. This sterling silver bracelet is handcrafted by Navajo artisans in Arizona and features five smooth turquoise stones.


$199.00
Giriama Bracelet
Giriama Bracelet
(Based on 3 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Jewelry/Bracelets

Each tiny round heishi bead on these bracelets is handcrafted by artisans who are part of Kenya’s Giriama tribe. The 24-karat-gold-plated copper beads are strung on generous elastic and paired with accent beads of freshwater pearl, multicolored Swarovski crystal, or faceted turquoise.


Available styles: Crystal, Pearl, Turquoise
$55.00
$11.99
Sinu Woven Palm Bracelets - Set of 2
Sinu Woven Palm Bracelets - Set of 2
(Based on 17 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Jewelry/Bracelets

The Sinú were an indigenous tribe in Colombia whose civilization flourished from about 200 B.C. to A.D. 1600. They constructed sophisticated waterworks for irrigation, and were master goldsmiths and palm weavers. These brown-and-ivory and black-and-ivory bracelets, woven from caña flecha palm fibers and acrylic thread by members of today’s Sinú community, incorporate patterns that have been part of their culture for thousands of years. Feature nickel-free alloy accents.


$29.00
$13.99
Handcrafted Himalayan Copper Bracelet
Handcrafted Himalayan Copper Bracelet
(Based on 38 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Jewelry/Bracelets

Traditional medicine in many Eastern cultures ascribes healing properties to various metals, minerals, and herbs. The copper and brass in this twisted and hammered wire bracelet is sometimes considered helpful for arthritis and for heart and liver conditions. Handmade in Nepal by skilled artisans using metalwork techniques handed down through generations of craftsmen.


$20.00
Fulani Tribal Cuff
Fulani Tribal Cuff
(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Jewelry/Bracelets

This traditional West African jewelry is created by Fulani craftspeople in Mali. One of the largest groups of nomadic herders in Africa, the Fulani customarily wore their wealth in the form of gold jewelry that they could carry with them at all times. Pieces like this, called kwotene kange could weigh up to 300 grams and were the ultimate sign of wealth.


$129.00