The Samunnet Story.

Samunnet beads are light weight handmade polymer clay beads. Each bead is unique handmade by a special group of women in Nepal. Samunnet, a non-profit organization, was formed as a much-needed resource to assist the many Nepalese women who are the victims of domestic violence. These women produce some of the most beautifully-detailed hand-crafted polymer clay beads you've ever see. Located east of Kathmandu, Samunnet women earn fair wages that allow many of them to leave their vulnerable, often volatile situations. They've formed their own microfinance co-op with other women in the community, allowing them to manage operations themselves, and are also working toward the artists independently managing their own business. From victims of domestic abuse to fully-empowered business owners, the purchase of Samunnet polymer clay beads is helping provide the women of Samunnet with the necessary resources to improve their lives and the lives of their families and communities. We use only authentic Samunnet beads purchase from authorized dealers only to insure that you will get jewelry at does support the women how made the beads and help provide a better life for them and their families.
A thanks to Antelope Beads" for make these Samunnet Beads available here in the USA. They also have a great selection of other social conscious beads like Kazuri and handmade beads.

Look what beautiful jewelry VP's Jewelry Boutique offers made with these unique handmade Samunnat beads.


Imvelo Swazi project employs women who create quality ceramic beads and pendants by hand. These women are provided with flexible work opportunities and a fair and sustainable source of income, enabling each woman to provide for her family. The group has become a member of SWIFT (Swaziland International Fair Trade Association) and is part of the burgeoning Fair Trade community in Swaziland, demonstrating its commitment to the principles of Fair Trade and hopes to raise awareness about the potential for Fair Trade to lift families out of poverty. Working in a clean, safe environment, the women constantly train to combine their traditional skills with new techniques and are encouraged in their creative endeavors lovingly handcraft each piece from beginning to end.

We use only authentic Swazi beads purchase from authorized dealers only to insure that you will get jewelry at does support the women how made the beads and help provide a better life for them and their families.

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