Skinny 'Choose' Cork Bracelet, Vegan, ECO friendly, adjustable for Women or Teens
Life is all about choices. Wearing this bracelet can help remind you to make a daily conscious choice to live the life you were meant to live; one filled with hope, love, joy, grace, kindness & bravery.
All you need to do is select from the drop down menus:
1. Your favorite cork color
2. Your favorite words (choose from 6 phrases)
IMPORTANT: ONLY one line of 15 CHARACTERS/SPACES may be requested in the custom drop down menu.
If you have questions, send us a message via the 'Contact Us' tab. We'll respond within 24 hours.
Our Cork Skinny Bracelets are the perfect size for those who 'don't wear much jewelry' & are earth conscious.
Less than 1/4" wide, these soft Portuguese Cork bracelets are not only stackable, but lightweight and durable at a price point that can't be beat! Learn more about Portuguese Cork below* You'll be glad you did!
GIFTING: Arrives gift boxed with a piece of dark chocolate! If this is a gift you want us to send directly to the recipient, let us know and we'll include a 'love' note from you. Just be sure to write it in the checkout notes.
Fits appx. 6.0" - 7.25" wrists. Using our wrist size graphic, if your wrist is larger than 7.25", no problem! Just let us know and we'll add extra length to the bracelet so it can be worn comfortably.
As an estimate, Girls ages 13-113.
BEYOND THE BRACELET:
Thank you for supporting Create Hope Cuffs - did you know a portion of this sale goes to bring literacy to children around the world through Children's HopeChest. See, look at you being all GIVING & inspiring kids around the world to be the best they can be - SO MUCH MORE THAN A BRACELET, RIGHT?
Those who live with the most fear are those who are the most brave. How do we know this? Because you are living! You are making a daily, or possibly minute by minute, choice to be strong and courageous in the face uncertainty. With Christ by our side, the One who assures us that His perfect love casts out fear, we can trust Him to help us be brave. Choose brave.
Guilt and shame weigh us down like a heavy, itchy, wool coat. Take that coat off, Sister. Unbutton each button, slip your arms out one at a time and toss it in the garbage. Let it go. Now, slip on something loose and soft, free from binding elastic and annoying tags. Friends, this is what grace feels like when accepted for yourself and when offered to others. Choose grace.
When you choose to hope, you are choosing to audaciously believe that believing is worth it. That breathing is worth it. Hope is a gift from God. He places it in front of us in a variety of creative ways to keep us moving forward – toward Him. In all its elusive properties, hope is very real. Hope is life. Choose hope.
As much as we wish it wasn't the case, sorrow and joy go hand in hand. Without one, we would not know the other. A lifestyle of joy can indeed flourish when we consciously cultivate gratitude in the midst of great sadness & pain. This path to joy? It's not an easy one, but the rewards are great. May our eyes notice it, our hearts receive it, and our hands share it. Choose joy.
Choosing to be kind may not fix anything externally but it can indeed heal the internal. In a world filled with circumstances beyond our control, and where being heard, being right, and climbing the ladder trends, kindness is a game-changer. It is, as the scripture says, a sweet fruit (Galatians 5:22-23 NIV) that is sure to bear witness of a generous and humble heart. “When given the choice between being right or kind, choose kind.” R. J. Palacio, Wonder
We were created for love - to be loved and to love. Allowing ourselves to be loved requires much vulnerability, but to give love to others, we must first receive it for ourselves. We can’t pour from an empty cup. May this bracelet be a gentle reminder to fill up on God's irrevocable, never-ending Love. Then, and only then, can we truly love others well. Choose love.
*PUT A CORK IN IT:
Cork is one of the world's most incredible raw materials. Did you know cork (yes, your wine corks too) are harvested from cork oak tree bark? It's 100% Vegan & ECO-friendly!
The best cork comes from Portugal, where over one third of all Cork Oaks exist.
Cork oak trees are the ONLY trees who actually benefit from having the bark removed. Once harvested, the tree absorbs about 5 times the CO2, making harvesting an important process in reducing greenhouse gases. Amazingly, the same cork tree can be harvested every 3-8 years!
Once the cork is harvested, it goes through a rigorous process of being boiled, dried, and shaved into thin sheets, then sealed with a non-toxic sealant. It is now stain-resistant, water repellant, hypoallergenic, anti-microbal, supple and flame retardant... and ready to be worn!
Caring for your Create Hope CORK Cuff: As mentioned, our cork fabric is anti-microbial and water repellent. However, we recommend not submerging your new cork jewelry in water to keep the metals fresh & shiny. If your cork bracelet should become dirty, you can simply use a lightly damp cloth to clean it up! It is not recommended to use essential oils on your cork jewelry.
With frequent wear, the black stain within the lettering may fade. Want to give it a refresh? Simply use a black sharpie. Be sure to wipe off any excess quickly, but if the sharpie dries where you don’t want it, use a q-tip dipped in rubbing alcohol to remove the extra.
Aluminum will not tarnish & is considered food grade, without chemicals.