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Women’s Bean Project Necklace Review & Giveaway

by Nicole on June 21, 2010

Name of Product: Women’s Bean Project Amethyst with Circle Pendant Necklace

Price of Product: $38.00

Where can the product be purchased: online from Women’s Bean Project as well as in 400 stores nationwide

Description of Product: “Women’s Bean Project is a social enterprise social enterprise that offers transitional jobs in gourmet food manufacturing and jewelry making designed to provide immediate income, arrange support services to overcome barriers to employment, and teach the job readiness skills needed to get and keep a job. The women put together gourmet food products and handmade jewelry as well as wrapped gift baskets, which are delicious and stylish and directly help break the cycle of poverty. 95% of women served by the Bean Project are mothers with an average of 3 children each. Every product is lovingly handmade and signed by a woman whose life is being changed. They are great gifts to honor one’s mother by supporting other moms who are rebuilding their lives to become better mothers. Six millimeter amethyst beads are separated by 3mm sterling silver round beads. A lovely sterling silver round pendant that hangs with an amethyst bead graces the center of the necklace. Fifteen inches with a 2.5″ sterling silver extension chain and clasp. Each piece is lovingly handmade and distinguished by a Women’s Bean Project sterling silver tag.”

Review of Product: I love socially responsible gifts like this necklace.  The Women’s Bean Project is such a good cause and I love supporting such good efforts! This necklace is a beautiful deep purple color that coordinates really well with a lot of my clothing.  It’s a unique piece of jewelry that I feel great about wearing and always receive a lot of compliments on.

Giveaway: The generous folks over at The Women’s Bean Project have decided to give one (1) lucky Nicole’s Nickels reader their own Amethyst with Circle Pendant Necklace!

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This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only, 18 years old or over, and the winners will be chosen by This giveaway will be good until June 28, 2010 at 9:00 pm Eastern time and a winner will be announced soon thereafter. If the winner does not respond to my email within 48 hours then I will pick a new winner. Good luck!

I received the item I reviewed in this post to write this review at no charge. My opinions remain my own.

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