Lily Leaf Necklace

Paola Delgado designs multi-colored, leaf-inspired necklaces hand-carved from Tagua seeds.
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Leafy Greens

Paola Delgado designs these leaf-inspired necklaces, made from hand-carved and dyed Tagua seeds, stringing them in various sizes and colors on vegan suede leather for an effortless, artful look. Whether you're strolling through town in the warmth of July or taking in the crisp autumn breeze at your local park, this piece is the cool drop of water you'll want to add to outfit. Handmade by artisans in Ecuador.

Make it a set! Click here to see the matching Double Leaf Earrings.

We spoke with Paola about her background, her love of tagua, and her relationship to her artisans. Read more on our blog.


Made in Ecuador

Paola Delgado

created by

Paola Delgado


New York

“I fell in love with tagua for the small nuances that make it special.”

Paola Delgado was working on Wall Street when she realized she wanted to do something more fulfilling. So she moved back to Peru, her home country, to search for inspiration. While traveling, she met a group of artisans making beautiful jewelry using Amazonian seeds, she knew she had found her calling. Today, Paola runs a small jewelry-making business using tagua nuts, a humane alternative to ivory. Since her team harvests the nuts after they’ve fallen, no damage is done to the rainforest or animals.

Handmade Recycled
Made from
vegan suede, hand carved tagua nut, gold plated lobster clasp
38" L with 1" L extension
Due to the natural properties of the product avoid prolonged exposure to water and high humidity levels. Wipe clean with damp cloth; Avoid submerging in water; Store away from direct sunlight.
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