I love finding new jewellery and accessories but I really want the pieces I wear to be unique and meaningful. Costume jewellery is fun, but it just doesn’t add the same special touch to an outfit as a handcrafted accessory with a unique look. So when Jolica, a company that specializes in Fair Trade accessories, contacted me about reviewing one of its pieces, I leaped at the chance.
Jolica sells gorgeous jewellery, handbags and scarves that are handcrafted in six of the world’s poorest countries by women that are offered a fair price for their wares and are able to support their families with their efforts. I loved the fact that in addition to only offering fair trade products, Jolica also puts 5% of all sales to the Jolica Foundation, an organization that helps improve the quality of life for families and children in impoverished countries. And to top it off, the jewellery and bags the company offers are absolutely stunning! [Read more…]