By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Born of a life-long love of nature and with a focus on sustainable development, the Glória Erthal Joias da Natureza jewelry line was created over a year and a half ago by businesswomen and designers Glória Erthal and Ana Lucia Chebabe. The two use harvested and dehydrated leaves and seeds, hand-coating them with precious metals, including gold, platinum and copper, to turn them into unique biojóias (bio-jewelry).
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