Kushi Necklace

  • Kushi is the Hindi word for happy, and this sweet mixed metal necklace is the perfect subtle acccessory to accompany any outfit. See the matching earrings here...

    • 16″ long with 1" extender chain
    • Made with brass components, ox plated beads and chain and a gold fill clasp
    • Handcrafted by a woman impacted by HIV/Aids at Didi Jewelry Project
  • This item is made by women in New Delhi that are infected or have been impacted by HIV/AIDS. Women like Kamlesh, who is 28 with two children, and along with her husband is HIV positive. Finding work has been difficult because they fall sick often.Kamlesh HIV/AIDS jewelry maker
  • Kamlesh is a hardworking woman with a contagious smile. She was thrilled to use her crocheting skills in the macrame designs. She is constantly laughing while her fingers work their magic. 
  • Her dream is '...to make a small house for my children. I want my children to get a good education and become good people. I want to earn more and more through this project in order to manage the needs of my family'. 

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