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Glass beaded wristband bracelet, 'Lights of the City' (Guatemala)

Inspired by the view of little villages from the mountainside, Guatemalan artisan Cristobal Ramirez designs a fascinating wristband bracelet. Several lengths of nylon cord circle the wrist, strung by hand with an array of glass beads. Says the artisan, "One of my favorite things to do as a child was to climb the mountains during sunset. My friends and I would go together to appreciate the lights of the villages." The bracelet closes with a pewter button.