Handmade by women artisans in Cambodia, this silk knotted necklace features individually handwrapped beads in Cambodian silk, which are then knotted together to create a unique and wearable piece of art.
This item is included in Global Good Partners: A Tikkun Olam Story in the Cooper Shop at The Jewish Museum. Global Goods Partners (GGP) is a New York City-based, not-for-profit organization grounded in the Jewish tradition of Tikkun Olam – a Hebrew phrase that means “repairing the world.” GGP founders Catherine Shimony and Joan Shifrin work with women in marginalized regions around the globe to develop income-generating craft initiatives. The proceeds from sales of GGP products go back to the women, empowering them to fund education, health, food, security and social initiatives in their communities.
With every purchase from Global Goods Partners: A Tikkun Olam Story, you can practice Tikkun Olam and help support women around the world as well as The Jewish Museum.