These seeds have long been used by the Native Amazonian peoples — as well as those in other indigenous cultures — for decorative purposes, in jewelry and adornments. On an energetic level, some indigenous cultures believe wearing the Acai seed will bring good health, wellness, youth and beauty.
The beads are hand-harvested from the jungle floor, hand polished and drilled, and then hand-strung for the necklaces by our friends in the Amazon region.
ACAI (ah-sigh-ee) berries are renowned for their potent antioxidants and energizing health benefits. Each bead is drilled by hand and dyed in small batches using the natural, unique colors from plant life in the Amazon.
Acai seeds are found all over South America from Colombia to Brazil. Its harvesting promotes the economies of numerous families living along the Amazon river. Related with youth and beauty the Amazon indians believe the person who uses Acai seed will be forever young and healthy.