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Anonymous on Aug 26, 20095 out of 5 stars
Speedy shipping and BEAUTIFUL earrings!!! Was reimbursed the discounted sale price right away and the free pair of earrings I received were gorgeous!
Many of the beads and gemstones I use come from direct purchase during my travels, are hand made by friends and Etsy members alike, or are given to me as gifts. I make sure to purchase fair trade when possible and prefer to use all natural beads over plastic.
I love Balinese and African Trade beads.
I like collecting shells and rocks on beaches.
I enjoy creating jewelry that feels good when you put it on.
I am interested in researching the metaphysical qualities of gemstones and crystals.
I dig naming each necklace with feminine attributes.
The name Kula originates from the old trading routes of the Trobriand Islands in the South Pacific, known as the Kula Ring. The islanders would travel from island to island exchanging various goods, the most prized being armbands made from shells and necklaces. This exchange was not considered a barter, but more of a gift to show one's greatness. It was thought of as a ceremony in which to created life long partnerships between two people which was past on from island to island. No gift was permanently held on to.
In this traditional, I hope that my jewelry will be received as prize gifts in which to be past on from generation to generation or as gifts from one friend or partner to another.
Please Convo me if you are curious about a specific piece or stone. I am happy to share with you the origins of any particular bead. I am also happy to discuss any metaphysical qualities that may be associated with a stone.
Thanks again for your interest. Cheers! and Safe Travels!
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