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How the Andean Collection has Empowered Artisans in Ecuador to Rise Above Poverty

Christa Russo

From multilayered bib necklaces made of smooth, vibrantly colored tagua beads to thick, hand-loomed alpaca shawls, the Andean Collection is full of exquisite statement pieces, a phrase that transcends its fashionable definition here. The jewelry and accessories that comprise the collection carry an important message about the potential for sustainable change in impoverished communities.

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