Ana Lucia (shown here with her younger cousin) is a young entrepreneur from Francisco Morazán who designs fine jewelry and accessories in her family's home, selling her creations to friends and neighbors. She is completely self-taught, and says she takes great joy in making her jewelry.
Ana Lucia’s pieces are delicate and timeless, with the highest attention to detail.
Bessy is a hardworking single mother of two from Tegucigalpa. When she isn't at her day job or looking after her daughters, she dedicates her time to making jewelry, which she sells to supplement her income and better provide for the girls.
Bessy’s designs are proudly Honduran, with a range of Mayan and local designs.
Daysi is a retired university worker from Comayagüela, where she makes jewelry to help maintain her home. She is very excited to be working with Handmade in Honduras, as this partnership allows her to spend more time creating her pieces and less time working to sell them.
Daysi’s designs are bright and cheery, with a wide selection of earrings, necklaces, and bracelets.
Gina is a married mother of two from Tegucigalpa who makes jewelry to help finance her medical education and fulfill her lifelong dream of being a doctor. Despite the challenge of balancing family responsibilities with her studies, Gina is now in her third year of medical school and well on her way to making that dream a reality.
Gina's designs are colorful and fun, with an affordable selection of earrings and bracelets.
Global Art is a small business created by four single mothers who live in Flor del Campo, Tegucigalpa, a slum area in the south western part of the capital of Honduras. These women work diligently at their handmade crafts using brightly colored paper, cloths, dried flowers, and stencils to create their works of art sold throughout Honduras.