Carved Red Wood Beads on Black Cord Necklace - Starfish Project

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This ornate necklace features a pendant and six beads all hand carved with a flower design. The necklace is handknotted on cotton cord with an slip knot, adjustable to 18 inches in length.

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Starfish Jewelry

There are exploited women in every city in the world.
In 2006 a small group of friends began to reach out to the ones who live in our city. We began going into the the streets to visit the girls in the shops. Training in Jewelry making for wholesale markets has created a sustainable income in wholesale jewelry production.

Over time, some of the girls have come to trust us enough to leave their old life and come into our shelter. Our shelter is not meant to be a permanent residence. Our desire is to see the girls transformed through a loving community. The women in our shelter receive regular counseling where they begin to heal from their past hurts.We provide for them work as alternative means of support, medical checks and consultation, as well as vocational classes in wholesale jewelry production to prepare them for the future.



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