Living in Color Tagua Bracelet

A gold-leafed tagua nut acts as a "pot of gold" at the center these rainbow beads.
created by

Paola Delgado

$39.00

Paola Delgado created by

Paola Delgado

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Wear the Rainbow

What's more magical than spotting a rainbow as it peeks through the clouds? This vibrant bracelet embodies that beauty with its colorfully died tagua nut beads. Paola Delgado handcrafts each piece by collecting the tagua, then shaving, shaping, and dying it to mimic the bright colors seen in nature. She finishes the design with a gold-leafed bead acting as a "pot of gold" at the center of the rainbow colors. It makes a spirited gift for friends and loved ones who keep life colorful. Handmade in Ecuador.

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Made in Ecuador

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Paola Delgado

created by

Paola Delgado

location

New York

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

Paola Delgado had worked for four years on Wall Street when she began to yearn for a more fulfilling and philanthropic occupation. She put her New York life on hold to search for inspiration in Peru, where she grew up. When she came across artisans making beautiful jewelry by hand using Amazonian seeds, she knew she had found her calling, and started her own jewelry business in 2011. Paola's company makes jewelry of sustainable materials only, and provides educational opportunities, healthcare benefits, and fair wages to her artisan partners. Tagua seeds, the company's signature material, are often called "vegetable ivory." They grow on an Amazonian rainforest palm tree, and are harvested after they've fallen to the ground, so no damage is done to the rainforest, or, of course, any animals.

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

Handmade Exclusive
Made from
elastic, tagua seeds, 24k Gold Leaf
Measurements
2.5" diameter
Ingredients
Care
Wipe clean with damp cloth; store away from direct sunlight. Do not submerge in water.
Item ID
47337

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