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Etkie is a jewelry and accessories company committed to the financial and social empowerment of Native American women in New Mexico.
Sydney Alfonso
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
United States
3 Team Members

In partnership with Kiva, Etkie is empowering Native American women in New Mexico with business opportunities that preserve their rich and diverse culture. With your support, we will be able to launch our new wrap collection and continue on this amazing journey with more artisans! 


YOU get to own the first edition of our stylish new wrap bracelets that make a direct impact in the lives of women in New Mexico. The bracelets along with a signed card from the artisan who crafted your bracelet will arrive  just in time for summer!   

WHY DO WE NEED $20,000? 

In addition to providing 5 new artisans with a steady stream of work, $20,000 will allow us to : 

  1. Increase our resources : a) purchase materials at a wholesale cost b) begin partnership with local women's cooperative c) participate in an incubator program 
  2. Pay for a complete branding & marketing overhaul from a well respected design agency called verynice that has done campaigns for UNICEF, MTV and United Way.    

We only have to sell 200 bracelets to meet our goal!  


Together, we can provide a sustainable source of income for Native American women in New Mexico, and the opportunity for women to make their own choices and live with financial independence, pride, and dignity. 


We couldn't have done it without support from: 





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  • $10USD
    A THANK YOU email

    A THANK YOU email with a picture of the Etkie team! Good karma included.

    12 claimed
  • $25USD
    A Feather Print

    A feather watercolor print will be mailed by our graphic designer and artist in residence Lindsey of The Postman's Knock.

    63 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2014
  • $50USD
    Etkie Tote Bag

    Sport an organic tote with a design of our first signature bracelet.

    17 claimed
    Estimated delivery: July 2014
  • $50USD
    A Mother's Day Donation

    We love moms! We know you love your mom too, even if you forgot to get her a gift! Donate $50 on your mom's behalf and we'll send her a personal (witty) email on Mother's Day (telling her how awesome you think she is!) along with a $25 off code for her next Etkie purchase. **When you submit payment please send us your mom's email address in the comment box (modify privacy settings).

    1 claimed
  • $145USD
    One Inch Wrap Bracelet

    Own one of the very first 1" Etkie wrap bracelets! Each bracelet is 6" inches long, sewn onto genuine deerskin and finished with our custom button. This bracelet takes over five hours to make. Since each bracelet is made by hand, minor variations may occur. Choose from our first five patterns and tell us the wrap you want when you submit your payment. US shipping included International shipping add: $6 Retail $168

    17 out of 50 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2014
  • $300USD
    Platinum Bracelet

    Own one of twenty five first edition platinum Etkie bracelets. They are created with gold, silver and bronze beads, sewn onto genuine deerskin and fastened with a 14K gold plated or sterling silver button. As a special perk, we're including a surprise traditional deerskin pouch. US shipping included International shipping add: $10 Retail value: $345

    10 out of 25 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2014
  • $1,000USD
    Etkie Wholesale Package

    Be one of the first 5 stores to stock Etkie's summer wrap bracelets. YOU WILL BE THE ONLY STORES IN THE WORLD TO RECEIVE THEM BEFORE THE END OF JULY! With this reward you get to mix and match different sizes at our wholesale price. Valued over $2300.

    2 out of 5 claimed
    Estimated delivery: July 2014
  • $3,000USD
    Trip to Santa Fe Indian Market

    Come to the Santa Fe Indian Market during the third week of August with a private tour and meet and greet with some of Santa Fe’s most prestigious artists. 2 nights at one of Santa Fe’s Plaza hotels. Airfare and food not included.

    0 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
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