African Jewelry Bicycle Recycled Beer Pin Brooch Kenya For Sale
African Jewelry Bicycle Recycled Tusker Beer Pin Brooch Kenya
and Tusker Beer Cap "Bicycle" Pin
Kisumu, Kenya has long been
known for atisans who make products from "easily obtained materials",
a nice way of saying "trash". This novel jewelry reflects the
latest environmental vulnerability to hit the developing world. Fair Trade
and recycled, it just doesn't get any better.
darling little bicycle pin is made from recycled copper car engine wire
and Tusker beer caps.
just under 2.5 inches long and is packaged with the informative card as
The photo is
representative of the pins in this listing. There may be slight differences
as these are handmade.
Meet the Artisans
and TEMAK (Teenage Mothers and Girls Assocoiation) train individual artisans
in western Kenya in the art of making crafts from readily available and
environmentally sound materials. Water hyacinth weed, tin sheets of misprinted
bottle caps, recycled wire, tin cans and discarded phone cards, all find
new lives as the artisans of Creative Alternatives creates greeting cards,
ornaments, jewelry and functional products which they sell to provide
a sustainable livelihood for their families.
means that artisans are paid a fair price in advance for their products
and work in safe working conditions. It provides the framework for empowering
the disadvantaged of the world to make a fair living and provide for themselves
and their families.
and Shipping Info
accept PayPal for payment, due within 7 days of purchase.
cost for this item is $3.75 (which includes delivery confirmation in the
U.S.), in Canada and Internationally, $7.50 .
Save money on shipping in U.S.: each additional item only .75 for jewelry
items only won within 5 days of original purchase.
will be honored only if item is returned in original condition. The
refund price excludes all shipping costs.