Subtlety is overrated. Create your own personal rainbow with hand-dyed açaí seeds offset by copper-colored glass beads from the Andean Collection, a social enterprise that endeavors to bring sustainable change to South America’s rural communities.
C’MON GET PREPPY
A preppy staple gets a boho makeover with Anthropologie’s “Nouveau” ID bracelet. Handmade in the United States, the brass-and-rayon band features beaded, thread-wrapped details, plus a blank faceplate for inscribing your John Hancock.
Make a graphic statement with Madewell’s color-blocked cuff, made in Colombia from a type of palm leaf typically used for sombreros.
Unleash your inner rock god with a patterned cuff handmade from vintage guitar straps. Air guitar, included.
BEST FRIENDS FOREVER
Handcrafted in Peru, this grownup friendship bracelet is a sophisticated take on the woven number your sported at summer camp. Plus, each one comes with a semiprecious stone.
JUST BEAD IT
Bright porcelain beads, wrapped around recycled rubber tubing, give traditional Masai patterns a decidedly modern context.
FLIP YOUR LID
Derived from recycled flip flops, these fair-trade jelly bracelets are ripe for stacking, mixing, and matching all summer long. Eat your heart out, Silly Bandz.
RAGS TO RICHES
Entwined with golden hoops, retired sari scraps gain a new lease on life. How’s that for a Cinderella story?
TASTE THE RAINBOW
Go ROYGBIV on your wrist with Zsika’s “Spectrum Clarity” bracelet, which is fairly made in Thailand from hand-painted resin beads.
LEAVE A MESSAGE
Fairly handcrafted by Zulu weavers, this “>recycled telephone-wire cuff presents a hypnotic swirl of colors that resolves itself into intricate patterns.
OUR OF AFRICA
Fallen acacia hardwood, porcelain beads, and Zulugrass coalesce into 16 strands of burnished color, with an elasticized closure for slip-on ease.