Acacia Creations has been making eco-friendly jewelry, gifts and home accents at our fair trade studio in Kenya since 2007. The mission of Acacia Creations has always been to improve lives in a long-lasting and sustainable way. They go beyond fair trade by creating jobs, providing training, and giving back to communities through education and healthcare initiatives. They work directly with hundreds of craftsmen and women at their Nairobi, Kenya, studio and across East Africa, improving their skills and product designs.
About The Product:
Acacia Creations features necklaces and bracelets created by Kenyan artists and employing an art form called quilling – hand rolled paper beads created from recycled paper. Originally created with found paper, the beads are now formed from recycled magazines and sealed with a water-proof lacquer. All sales directly benefit the workers and their communities. Utilizing Fair Trade practices, each artist is compensated fairly and receives a living-wage and by employing the use of recyclable materials, the paper is kept out of the landfills and garbage pits.
Acacia Creation’s Coastal Collection also supports conservation and environmental causes such as Save The Ocean and their Healing Hearts Collection has donated over $12,000 since 2012 to improve the lives of children in Kenya.
“What you buy DOES make a difference.”