This is a capsule collection of glass bead bracelets individually handmade by women in Guatemala, using high quality glass beads. The designs are inspired by ancient Mayan patterns, traditionally seen on clothes.
Each line of beads is individually threaded and then locked in from all 4 sides, making the bracelets robust whilst keeping the flexibility and fluidity. The high-quality beads, sourced from the Czech Republic, ensure the bracelets feel comfortable to wear. The bright colours and patterns are perfect to add a splash of colour.
The bracelets are approximately 19cm long and come in three different widths - Small (1.5cm), Medium (3cm) and Large (5.2cm). The clasps have 2 or 3 fastenings so you have the option to vary its length to fit the wrist snugly.
These bracelets help empower the women living in the small villages around Lake Atitlan in Guatemala to use traditional skills of jewellery making and their creativity to earn for themselves and look after their families.