This gorgeous monkey necklace has been designed by Just Trade in collaboration with award winning author and illustrator Coralie Bickford-Smith.
The pendant is skillfully hand carved from a tagua nut*.
A nut is selected that is as close to the desired finished shape as possible, which is then formed using a variety of sanding processes and polished to achieve a smooth surface. This ethical jewellery is handmade in Cerro Grande, Ecuador.
Pendant measures approx 5.5cm(W)
Chain length approx 90cm.
JUST TRADE are committed to the 10 principles of Fair Trade as well as using sustainable materials which are locally sourced and environmentally sound.
*Tagua is a nut from a type of palm that grows in the South American jungle. Often known as vegetable ivory, it is a sustainable and environmentally sound alternative to animal ivory.