Gorgeous hand drilled and dyed Acai (Ah-si-ee) seeds from artisans in the Amazon are paired in complimentary colors with Bali sterling silver. The color variations in these seeds are so earthy and gorgeous. They have a very organic, boho feel and are perfect for the changing season.
IMPORTANT: To get the best fit possible, please leave your exact wrist measurement in the comments section at checkout. The best way to measure your wrist is with a fabric tape measure. The measurement should be taken at the smallest part of the wrist between the hand and wrist bone. If you don’t have a fabric tape measure, you can use string and a ruler. You will need to wrap the string around your wrist and measure it. After you measure it, cut it to the length you measured. Wrap it around again and make sure that it is a perfect (not loose) fit. If it is loose and overlaps, cut again and double check, then leave the final measurement in the comments at checkout.
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:: Product Details ::
•Length: Fits a 6-6 1/4″ wrist (this can be adjusted upon request)
•Acai Seeds: 6mm – 8mm (depending on season)
:: Care ::
Please avoid water to keep the beads nice and polished. if you do get them wet, please let them dry slowly and NO direct sun. They’re wooden beads. A little beeswax in a cloth is welcome time to time on your beads and jewelry. Oil is not recommended.
:: About Acai Berry ::
Euterpe oleracea or Acai (Ah-si-ee) grows throughout South America and primarily in Northern Brazil. It is a staple food to the local populations in Amazonas and Para and in some areas is even more popular than milk.
:: The Legend of Acai – Assai ::
The legend states that many years ago in northern Brazil, there was an Indian tribe. The tribe’s chief, Itaki (i-tah-kee) set out to sacrifice all of the children in the tribe due to the fact that there was a scarcity of food. One of the children was his granddaughter and the daughter of Iaca (ya-sah) his daughter.
On the next full moon after the sacrifices had taken place, Iaca woke to the crying of a child. When she peered from her oca (tipi) she was startled to see it was her daughter standing next to a palm tree in the moonlight smiling at her. Iaca ran to her and clutched her in her arms. The next day Iaca’s body was found holding tight to the palm tree and gazing upat the berries with her dark eyes. The chief Itaki demanded that the berries be retrieved and made into a drink that was then named “Acai” after his late daughter Iaca. (Iaca is Acai spelled backwards). There were no more sacrifices made and the tribe survived on this precious fruit.
:: International ::
Please be aware of any possible international customs charges or import regulations. Your package will be labeled “Handmade in the USA”.