Brazilian handmade Golden Grass “Capim Dourado”. Hand crafted in Toncantins, Brazil by Brazilian Native artisians. These beautiful and unique jewelry are made from an indigenous plant – capim dourado – which is naturally golden with no use of dyes, and grown without chemicals or pesticides. Capim Dourado is a very unique plant that can only be found only in Brazil, in the region of Jalapão. The jewelry are handcrafted by skilled artisans. These artisians from this community transform the Golden Grass “Capim Dourado” into beautiful jewelry.
The conservation management by the Brazilian government (EMBRAPA) assures that the Golden Grass “Capim Dourado” is a renewable resource, harvested late in the growing season for maximum brightness and durability. The Brazilian government prohibits export of the raw grass (Sygonanthus nitens -eriocaulaceae-); only crafted products may be sold outside Tocantins state.