Women of the Starfish Project, who were once victims of human trafficking and exploitation in China now earn a fair wage by making jewelry. A diamond-shaped bead is embossed with designs inspired by nature and accented with small silver beads. The earring hangs 4 cm. from a sterling silver hook.
What is Fair Trade
- Diamond shaped beads with Tibetan pattern
- Earrings hang 4cm from Sterling Silver Hook
- A colourful and informative artisan story card is included, providing details about the life, goals, and work of the artisans responsible for creating this hand-crafted, fair trade product.
Global Crafts is a member of the Fair Trade Federation and the World Fair Trade Organization. Fair trade is an approach to business and to development based on dialogue, transparency, and respect that seeks to create greater equity in the international trading system. Fair Trade Organizations put artisans and farmers at the heart of every decision they make. Members of the Fair Trade Federation are screened against the Nine Principles of Fair Trade. These principles are: Create Opportunities for Marginalized Producers, Develop Transparent Relationships, Build Capacity for Producers, Promote Fair Trade, Pay Promptly and Fairly, Support Empowering Working Conditions, Ensure Children?s Rights, Cultivate Environmental Stewardship and Respect Cultural Identity. In order to become a member of the Fair Trade Federation, businesses must demonstrate a full commitment to every principle. Global Crafts is a member of the Fair Trade Federation; for more information visit www.FairTradeFederation.org.