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Open Heart Charm Necklace | Gold

$ 36.00

Wear your heart on your sleeve...or in this case, wear it around your neck! This adorable Open Heart Charm Necklace is a great statement piece for the season of love. Made by skilled artisans in Kenya, the fair trade element of this necklace is just another reason to fall in love with this hand-crafted jewelry!

  • Skillfully crafted by the artisans of Forged in Hope in Kenya
  • Crafted from recycled brass
  • After this jewelry was handcrafted of recycled brass in Kenya, the surface was coated with a thin layer of gold in order to promote longevity.

Forged in Hope started with an artisan named Stephen who expressed himself through creating jewelry. He established his upcycled brass jewelry business in the heart of Kibera, the largest urban slum in Africa.

After Stephen died of typhoid, his wife Maureen continued his legacy and grew production volume to ensure ongoing work for the employees. From tragedy, Maureen has built a strong jewelry business, and she has also invested in multiple businesses in Kibera, creating opportunities for others and stimulating economic growth.