"Is this adjustable? I want to wear it with a dress. Waist size 25"
ITEM#: 13688788This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Combining golden aluminum with beige threads, Brazil's Neide Ambrosio achieves the textures of chain mail armor in creating this belt. She crafts this novel belt from pop-tabs, recycling castaways into a unique fashion accessory.
- Color: Gold, beige
- Materials: Aluminum, polyester
- Closure: Buckle
- Approximate width: 1.6 inches
- Approximate length: 36.2 inches
- Model: 110797
Story Behind the Art:
When she retired, Neide Ambrosio moved to Rio de Janeiro searching for better career opportunities for her husband, a singer. 'One day I saw a woman making belts with recycled objects. She offered to teach me how to crochet using recycled objects. I decided to use soda pops, so I started going up and down the beach and city streets collecting them. I took my bags to the beach, and started selling them there. I am now in a position to offer employment now to many young girls from the favelas.'
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
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|Belt Size||L (33 - 36) Inches, M (30 - 32) Inches, One Size Fits Most, S (25 - 29) Inches|
|Dimensions||Approximate width: 1.6 inches; Approximate length: 36.2 inches|
|Country of Origin||Brazil|
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