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BRASS MEDALLION NECKLACE

£55.00

The Janoni medallion is a simple, classic necklace that goes with anything. The 2cm diameter pendant is big enough to be noticed but not big enough to take over your outfit.

We think it works perfectly with the Vanga disc earrings.

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About The Brand

Description

Inspiring ethical jewellery

Audrey Migot-Adholla’s dream turned into reality when she founded Yala. A dream to celebrate and recognise the creative, design and entrepreneurial talent of Kenyan artisans. Taking inspiration from traditional crafts, Yala transforms reclaimed materials, like brass, into modern and beautiful jewellery that is made to last.

As the first jewellery brand in the UK to become a certified B Corp, Yala has always set out with the intention to use their business as a force for good. You can read more about Yala’s B Corp assessment and rating here.

Having direct relationships with over 150 Kenyan artisans means that Yala can ensure transparency across the production process – providing fair wages and safe working environments. Yala roots much of their work in Kenya, employing Kenyan makers, models, photographers and stylists.

Empowering women is a key objective for Yala. Their partnership with the BMB Workshop in Kenya sees 158 local Maasai women employed, while preserving the traditional Maasai beading practice. Providing three times the average daily wage in Kenya, the workshop enables its artisans to look after themselves and their families, as well as the wider community. In total, their work has a positive impact on over 300 households in the area.

Another group financially empowered through Yala’s operation in Kenya are the brass workshops located in and around Nairobi. Through their low tech processes, each recycled brass piece of jewellery is  purified, moulded, hammered and polished by hand. Read more about how Yala’s brass jewellery is produced in our ‘How it’s made’ feature on The Edit.

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Certified B Corp

Meets the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, committed to using their business as a force for good.

Reclaimed materials

Sourcing recycled materials is central to the production of Yala’s jewellery collection.

Empowering Women

Financially empowering the Maasai women to generate income which supports their family and local community

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The Janoni medallion necklace is an instant classic. This hammered brass pendant is hung from a fine gold forçat chain. The pendant sits just below the hollow of your neck, so you can wear it with any outfit and dress it up or down.
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Additional information

Brand

Yala

Accreditation

Handmade, Reclaimed materials

Size

2cm diameter, 40cm chain length

Materials

Free of nickel, lead and cadmium, Gold fill, Recycled brass

Delivery

Free standard delivery when you spend over £45. This will be applied automatically at checkout.

Standard delivery is available via Royal Mail for £3.95 on all purchases under £45. Your order will be with you in 2-4 days

Orders placed over a Bank Holiday weekend will be posted on the first working day after the holiday.

Next Day delivery will be available soon but in the meantime, if you require a purchase urgently please contact us at [email protected] and we'll try our very best to help you.

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