Connecting with the Indigenous Embera Peoples of Columbia The indigenous Embera tribe from Colombia has had more obstacles than many this year. About 300 of the Embera people were forced to leave their rainforest reserves in Colombia’s western Choco province at the beginning of the year to escape fighting by armed groups. Most of them traveled hundreds of miles to the capital Bogota, where some scrapped a living together selling handmade jewellery on the streets – we were very lucky to meet and buy some of their wonderful work while we were in the city last February – but many...
Many people enjoy buying gifts for others just as much as they enjoy receiving them. Isn’t it lovely to spend time on carefully choosing an item that’s just right for the intended recipient, wrapping it in beautiful paper and ribbons, and then seeing their excitement as they unwrap the surprise? Something that can make the ritual of gift-giving even better is finding a gift with a story or a special significance. And as most people are surrounded by more things than they could ever need, it is also a good idea to think about how we can make sure that...
How do You Make Eco Friendly Jewellery with Vegetable Ivory or Tagua?
Tagua fruit is what has provided Pretty Pink with our uniqueness and originality, which is also widely known as Vegetable Ivory, due to its almost identical composition, hardness and colour to animal ivory.
These past few months, we have been spending more time than ever with our families because of COVID 19. I don’t know about you, but I have also used this time to pick up old hobbies or spend time learning something new!
Our Kid’s Eco-Necklace Making Kit gives you an opportunity of spend time with your family whilst learning to do something fun and creative at the same time!