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* To purchase this item as a present and have it gift-wrapped free of charge (you can also indicate this in the Message to Seller).
When asked to describe herself as an artist Mercedes stated "I am Ecuadorian with all my heart". Mercedes is a talented jewelry, bag, and scarf artist from Ecuador. She has been with EWI for several years and is an unstoppable force of creation! Her signature line is her gorgeous hand crocheted, beaded necklaces and bracelets. Her passion is to create beautiful things to inspire and add to the lives of those touched by her art.
(The photo of Mercedes (at left) is at her Jewelry and Entrepreneurship Course graduation, she is featured with advisory Board member Michelle Somerday)
EMPOWERED WOMEN INTERNATIONAL:
EWI is a non-profit organization that helps immigrant and refugee women in the Greater DC Metro area integrate, participate as new citizens, and become self-sufficient by using the arts as an economic driver and a catalyst for social and cultural integration. All of the work available in the EWI Etsy Shop is handmade by immigrant and refugee women artists who are members of our organization. Learn more at www.ewint.org.
Have any questions? Contact the shop owner.