Hand woven by indigenous Embera Chami artisans, each one-of-a-kind necklace represents a piece of Colombian culture, fusing modern designs with ancient tribal craftsmanship.
The Embera Chami tribe are known for their intricate and colorful bead work . They believe women bear the weight of the world on their shoulders. The necklaces are called Okama which means ‘path around the neck’ and the designs tell of a women’s history and role in the community.
Each necklace features beautiful bead detailing in a unique one-of-a-kind pattern.
Style / Size:Collar
Ethically-handcrafted jewelry and accessories with intention, produced by artisans in Medellín, Colombia. FOSTERIE is committed to providing fair wages to inspiring makers in vulnerable communities while fulfilling its mission to make ethical accessible. Empowerment and encouraging growth is a key part of FOSTERIE's purpose and your support helps bridge the gap between fashion and compassion by offering a means of upwards social mobility through employment opportunities and a steady income of livable wages, connecting makers to a broader market through logistics and design support, and providing safe, positive working conditions.