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The Amazonian company Rita Prossi is a pioneer in the use of Amazonian nature in jewelry. Through research, inspired by the legends of our region, we promote the self-sustaining wealth of the Amazon with extreme respect for the environment. We propose an innovative design of quality that enchants with beauties and emotions.

.We work with local labor, through a vast productive chain, joining with technology, using elements of culture and local knowledge.

Politically and ecologically correct, our production has; Beauty, innovation, culture, and technology.

Rita Prossi - Artesão Trabalhando

A thorough research of the materials to be used is done before we implement in our production, to know if the material to be used will not present future problems, both in the environment, and also in its use.

Our production is part of a vast chain; The Indian who weaves the straw or harvests the seed, the craftsman who cleans, sands and cuts the seed, the design that creates the model, the goldsmith who makes the production, the "pedristas" who supply the stones, the "nailers" who They put the same in the assembly, the indians of the upper black river make the packages (done by hand) and later, the distribution is made for the stores.

Our company works to benefit the projects of workshops for the organization of indigenous and artisanal works, so that it can be transformed into a sustainable and promising system for the region.

The introduction of the process, before the opening of the company was in 1994, research phase, experiments and improvement of the company, from 1995 to the year 1998 was the testing and technology implementation period of our products.

In 1999, 2001 and 2002 we began mass marketing the products together with our eco-friendly brand marketing campaign.

Improvement in the work and income indicators of the partner communities.

We taught some Indians and artisans a form of cutting the seed, which did generate income for their communities. Effectiveness in promoting greater social organization of affected communities.Rita Prossi - Alguns dos primeiros anéis feitos

The communities that are partners of the company, are in the form of organization, some are already in associations, others in cooperatives. Prediction of self-evaluation in the scope of the project: The project is undoubtedly tied to the sales volume of Bio-Jewelry, the higher the demand the more beneficiation for the communities.

 

Positive impacts on the environmental issue in the region

Rita Prossi - Oca Indígena

All seeds are non-germinable seeds that fall from the trees or even as the seed of the fruit of the tucumã that is much consumed by the local Amazonian inhabitants.

Our bio-Jewelry is produced ecologically correct, helping to spread the region in the form of an innovative design always respecting our environment first and foremost.

 

Solution ability to positively affect the solution of other problems

Rita Prossi - Comunidade Indígena

Our productive chain process generates income for indigenous communities and villages, allowing their inhabitants to remain in their villages or towns in the interior, avoiding not only the disappearance of the culture of the communities and tribes of the region in question, but also Avoiding the "swelling" of people in the capital, and contributing to a decrease in marginalization and violence in large cities.

 

Partnerships and Replicabilities - Articulation with public policies

There is still no involvement with public policies. Ability of the experience to be reproduced in similar socio-cultural and economic spaces. There is the possibility of this experience being enlarged, so it needs to be very well placed. Ability to establish partnerships in the private sector. It can be an introduction of these cultural values to be approached as a form of sustainability of the communities.

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Marketing of Bio-Jewelry

They are jewels of ecologically correct material, and part of a great and valuable productive chain, which values the workforce of partnerships with indigenous communities, artisans, and industries of precious metals, stone mines.

We are concerned with the preservation of the Amazon, we promote in our region the region's self-sustaining wealth with extreme respect for the environment, helping and assisting indigenous communities and tribes so that no depredation of nature is done.

Our productive chain process generates income for indigenous communities and villages, allowing their inhabitants to remain in their villages or towns in the interior, avoiding not only the disappearance of the culture of the communities and tribes of the region in question, but also Avoiding the "swelling" of people in the capital, and contributing to a decrease in marginalization and violence in large cities.

All the seeds we use in our jewelry are non-germinable seeds that fall from the trees or even as the seed of the tucumã fruit that is much consumed by the local inhabitants of the Amazon. Our bio-Jewelry is produced ecologically correct, helping to spread the region in the form of an innovative design always respecting our environment first and foremost.

Rita Prossi - Apoio