Beautiful colors selected by Austin reflect the coast and its sunset as he sees it. Beads are tiny seed beads (8/0) strung individually by Austin. Toggle clasp.
Necklace is approximately 16 inches. A chocker is technically 14 inches.
Check out the Necklace Measurement blog entry if you want more information.
The necklace isdesigned and crafted by Austin Wear. He is a young adult, diagnosed with autism, intellectual disability, and OCD ( clinical category "symmetry, arranging, counting"). Beading is a therapeutic activity that helps him manage challenging behaviors. The recognition and demand for his work improve his self-worth and give him purpose. The entire designing, crafting, and selling process allows him to experience the dignity of work. Designing and crafting beaded jewelry is a therapeutic and productive activity that improves his quality of life.
Your purchase makes a greater impact as a minimum of 10% of the purchase price is donated to organizations with a mission to enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities.
Jewelry will be packaged in a cotton drawstring pouch with Austin’s WearABLEs boldly printed. You will also receive a small card with information about Austin, the importance of supporting him, and notation of contribution to organizations
As always our products have a 100% happiness guarantee. We will repair, alter, exchange, or refund should you have any concerns.