Handcrafted Papier Mache Bangle. Source: The National Geographic Store
Handcrafted in Kashmir, by artisans paid fairly for their work, they are made of papier mache, and painted with bright pigments and gold accents to create a piece of art. The National Geographic Store makes it their mission to partner with artisans in vulnerable regions of the world, to provide them with a livelihood while at the same time preserving important forms of local craftsmanship. A good deed doesn't hurt, right? These would work perfectly with my customary black, a touch of colour and florals, just what I like. Price: $29.00 USD from the National Geographic Store.