Emberas believe that women carry the burden of the world on their shoulders. Their handmade necklaces are called Okama. Which can be translated as a path that travels around the neck.The complex, geometric designs of these large-sized necklaces represent social status of the owner. It takes each artisan from to 4 to 15 days to finish one highly elaborated piece,
By wearing the Embera necklaces that you have chosen, you directly help preserve their unique culture and showcase their distinctiveart to the world.