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The best-selling product in my store also happens to be my personal favorite, the “Princesa” line of hand-beaded necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. So I was thrilled to visit the wonderful group of women who make this and a number of other stunning pieces of jewelry during my trip to Guatemala last month.
“Thank you for selling our products. Without people like you to sell what we make, we would not be able to feed our families.” These were the parting words I heard at every one of the 4 Mayan co-ops I visited on my recent trip to Guatemala. Talking with the women, learning about their craft, […]