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GIVEAWAY: Mujus Jewelry. These Sustainable Accessories Empower Women

Almost four years ago, while attending an Accessories Council holiday gift ideas event, we were first introduced to Mujus Jewelry, a stunning handcrafted jewelry brand with sustainable connections.  We were so captivated by these gorgeous jewelry pieces, we highlighted their eco-friendly jewelry again the following year.  That was too long ago, so we’re back to share some more of our favorite pieces from Mujus Jewelry and offer you, dear readers the CHANCE TO WIN a piece from the jewelry brand that empowers women.

Mujus Jewelry pieces are handcrafted in Ecuador by artisan women who are either single mothers or heads of household. Mujus Jewelry Founder, Paola Delgado created the brand to reconnect with her culture and create a more meaningful life for both the women in Ecuador and for herself. By making these beautiful pieces, these women gain financial independence, strength, and an amazing sense of self. Mujus Jewelry’s Working Mother’s Program not only teaches these women the art of jewelry making, it allows them to work from home to spend more time with their families.

As we’ve mentioned before, the jewelry pieces are carved from Corozo Nuts, seeds from the South America tagua palm tree that are known as vegetable ivory. It is incredibly durable and lightweight and boasts the same luxurious smooth texture as ivory, giving you the same luxury without having to harm any Elephants. Doesn’t that sound like a must-have for your jewelry box? Well, here’s your chance to win. We are happy to offer you the opportunity to win one of our favorite pieces from the collection, the Gema Bib Necklace ($69.00), in one of the following colors – Monaco Blue, Teal, and Yves Blue.

The Gema Bib Necklace is versatile and has an aura of its own. The 18″ eco-friendly necklace with 3″ extender, can be worn with an evening gown, or can chic up a basic summer tee shirt. Paola named this necklace Gema, which in Spanish means gem because let’s face it, the necklace looks like it’s made with raw gems. Each piece of tagua nut is hand-sewn together to create this beauty. It takes months to master the art of placing the tagua nut pieces at the right angle, to create the perfect collective shape. So, ladies, are you ready to win? To win the blue color of your choice, enter via the Rafflecopter entry form below:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Mother’s Day Giveaway: Pearl Collective Spike Earrings

If there’s ever a piece of jewelry that symbolizes elegance and sophistication, it is the “Queen of Gems”, Pearls. These classic, and luminous organic gems have been a favorite of women (and men) since ancient times. While we love the look of a classic strand of pearls and pearl studs, we’re really excited about the edgy and modern updates that the Pearl Collective is doing on the timeless and iridescent gem; and because Mother’s Day is just around the corner, we wanted to give one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of Pearl Collective’s Spike Earrings from their stunning Spike Collection. What better way to celebrate your mom, wife, or sister, than with something striking and classic as these pearls. …..but more on that later.

The Pearl Collective’s exclusive Spike Collection gives you an edgy way to wear the classic pearl. Along with the above necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings from the Spike collection, Pearl Collective offers other jewelry pieces that range from subtle, to bold spiked statements. There are stunning pieces to fit every taste so you can’t go wrong with these beauties. Celebs such as Taylor Swift, Olivia Wilde, and Lena Dunham have worn these fashion forward Pearl jewelry pieces from Pearl Collective. Now on to the giveaway…..as we stated above, one very lucky winner will win a pair of the below featured Spike Earrings, retailing $295.00 – $350.00 for Mother’s Day. Whether you want it for yourself, your mom, wife, girlfriend, or sister, you know giving or receiving pearls is something special.

The winner will receive the Pearl Collective’s Spike Earrings in either Rose Gold, Yellow Gold, Sterling Silver, or Black Rhodium. This beauty boasts 6-7 mm (Medium Spike earrings) or 8-9 mm (Long Spike Earrings) white or black freshwater pearls, and are breathtaking in person. To be eligible to win, please see and perform the Rafflecopter entry requirements below:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Good luck to you all.