Gold & Glass Bead Bracelet by Altiplano

Gold & Glass Bead Bracelet by Altiplano

About the Artisans

All of Altiplano's products are handcrafted in the highlands (Altiplano) of Guatemala.  Based on the beautiful shores of Lake Atitlan, beneath the towering volcanoes, Altiplano has been providing fair wage and employment for over 20 years. 

The Altiplano collection passes through many hands before reaching you. Working with many of the same artisans since its inception, the quality and design of Altiplano products reflect years of experience.  Altiplano provides employment opportunities to cooperative groups, small family businesses and to women in their own fair trade workshop.  In an effort to support traditional life, Altiplano offers women the opportunity to work at home, making them available for their children, and other domestic duties, while earning financial independence.

Whether drawing from traditional techniques, or exploring new ones, owner/designer Shari Zarin is inspired by the skill and motivation of the many artisans that she works with.  The Altiplano workplace represents mutual appreciation, dedication, and respect, and the many beautiful products that result reflect these values.

About the Item

A brilliant array of luminous glass seed beads are arranged in a chic arrow pattern, framed by bronze leather cord.

The boho gold and glass beaded bracelet combines traditional Guatemalan beadwork with a fresh palette, punctuated with on-trend metallic gold. Available in black, champagne and desert turquoise.

Bracelet measure 6.5" L, with button and loop closure.

The gold and glass beaded bracelet is handmade in a fair trade workshop in Guatemala.


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