Jinja Bracelet - Turquoise & Brown
Three strands of delicately rolled paper beads are combined with 2 strands of either gold or silver glass beads (whichever is pictured) and strung on elastic.
Meet Your Artisan! Ayat Jackie
I aspire to be a role model for my younger sister.
Ayat Jackie is not only a talented artisan – she’s also a savvy businesswoman. After six years in a displaced persons camp, she used the income from making paper bead jewelry and a loan to graduate from school and open her own salon. She continues to design jewelry, exercising her entrepreneurial skills to create pieces that will succeed in a competitive market. Ayat Jackie takes great pride in her accomplishments, and she aspires to give back to her community by caring for family members and orphans.