From the Leakey Collection® comes Zulugrass®, a versatile eco friendly sustainable Fair Trade Jewelry hand-crafted by Maasai women of Kenya and Tanzania. This incredibly versatile and stunning jewelry for all occasions is hand made from dried long grass, which is dyed beautiful hues and cut into bead-sized pieces that are often strung with sparkling Czech glass beads. In addition to being beautiful jewelry, Zulu grass jewelry helps sustain over 1400 Maasai woman with fair wages earned in fair working conditions while allowing them to continue living their traditional lifestyle. Zulugrass is eco fashion jewelry that is both fun to wear and does serious good for the environment and women.
Zulugrass is so versatile that a single standard 27” strand of Zulugrass necklace can be doubled to form a choker, looped 3 times to form an anklet or 4 times to form a bracelet. There are countless other ways to wear Zulugrass (see the below video on ways to wear Zulugrass).
Also available from the Leakey Collection is Zuluwood jewelry, hand-crafted by the Maasai women from sustainable fallen acacia wood. This beautiful wood of Kenya can be found in nature varying from a marble brown to a natural honey color.