The Pacifico Stone Necklace is a handmade from flat, square stones strung together. Each stone is patiently sanded down to its smoothness, then dyed in pastel green. The necklace is 24 inches long.
The Pacifico Necklaces are made in Quito, Ecuador by girls living in rehabilitation house. Ecuador is a source, transit point, and destination for human trafficking, especially women and children.
Esperanzart is a nonprofit organization that helps girls who have come out of the sex industry or who are at risk by providing them with mentorship, counseling, and job skills. They live together in a safe house called Casa Adalia and create beautiful jewelry to sell.