RedTribe Multi-Coloured Tribal Beaded Bracelet

£14.95

RedTribe Multi-Coloured Tribal Beaded Bracelet

Created using hand-made glass and seed beads with a toggle clasp.

Approx length: 21cm / 8 inches

2 in stock

Description

RedTribe Multi-Coloured Tribal Beaded Bracelet

A beautifully crafted bracelet made by a Maasai woman in a remote village in Kenya.

This bracelet is made by Melau and all profits enable her to prvide for her family and empwer Maasai girls through education.

Becca Marais moved from Ealing London to a remote and rural part of Kenya with her family and set up RedTribe

RedTribe wants to empower the marginalized Maasai women by helping them earn money to provide for their families. The income also helps pay for a female teacher at the local Maasai academy.

Becca designs the jewellery and 20 artisans create the pieces. They meet every Tuesday and sit under the shade of the trees outside the beadwork room and drink sweet chai, chat, laugh and make jewellery together.
The artisans get paid every week and collect beads and new designs to take home. They continue their beadwork to fit in with their other work at home like collecting wood and water, looking after their cows and their families.

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