WANGARI | Delicate Sterling Silver Spike Necklace | Solidarity Jewelry
- sterling silver
- 17-inch long chain
- 1 inch (2.5 cm) of coiled spikes
- polished silver finish
- lead- and nickel-free
- handmade in Canada
- shipped in a black gift box
Each necklace is handcrafted and made to order in Toronto. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for the creation of your WANGARI necklace.
We all share one planet and are one hummanity, there is no escaping this reality. – Wangari Maathai
Wangari Maathai (1940 – 2011) – Kenyan-born environmental, political, and women’s rights activist. Wangari was the first woman in East Africa to earn a doctorate degree. In 1977 she launched The Green Belt Movement to reforest the country and aid women in need of income. The movement is responsible for over 30 million trees being planted and about 30,000 women gaining new skills and opportunities.
Wangari Matthai was the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize her contribution to sustainable development, democracy, and peace.