Golden Cat Chain Necklace

This charming puma cat necklace is made by and expert artisan using a lost-wax process that preserves the intricate handmade details of the piece. A simple but dramatic piece that symbolizes wisdom, power and strength in the Embera indigenous community where it is made.

Yumajai, a design collective based in Cali, Colombia, combines ancient and contemporary techniques to create unique works of wearable art. Their artisans belong to indigenous communities and receive fair pay and free training, providing opportunities to improve their living conditions while preserving their cultural heritage. Both artisans and designers work to co-create in a sustainable, responsible manner.