Right now there are tons of bracelet companies out there raising awareness for important causes and charities. Many offer motivational advice and have great branding strategies. Here is a list of the bracelet companies that are changing the world.
Lokai is a bracelet company that encourages people to find their balance with the tag line “Sometimes you’re on top of the world. Stay Humble. Sometimes you’ve hit a low, stay hopeful”. The white bead on the bracelet contains water from Mount Everest, the highest point in the world. The black bead contains mud from the dead sea, the lowest point in the world. The founder Steven Izen got the idea for the company when his grandfather was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. The company made it a mission to produce various products relating to different charities. Each product raises money and they donate a portion to that specific charity. Some of the charities include: International Rescue Committee, The Nature Conservancy, American Heart Association, ASPCA, National Pediatric Cancer Foundation, Autism Speaks, National Alliance on Mental Illness and more!
Pura Vida’s mission is to create jobs in Costa Rica and to provide bracelets that capture’s the essence of one’s journey in life. They are made by bracelet artisans in Costa Rica that the founders discovered there while on a trip. The founders stated “It was more than just an ordinary friendship bracelet… it was a movement symbolizing the simple things in life.” when they discovered how popular the bracelets were when they took them back home. They want the bracelets to remind people to slow down and live in the moment. They are partnered with several charities around the world to help raise money for people in need. Check out their site for more here Shop all of Pura Vida’s Bracelet Collections.
Purple Buddha Project
The founder went through a rough time in college and through his time of darkness, he started a blog called the Purple Buddha Project. He set out on a trip and followed his heart to travel the world. He wanted to find happiness for himself. During his trip, he learned Cambodia was one of the most bombed country in all of history. He found a group of bracelet artisans making upcycled bracelets from weapons of conflict. He started a kickstarter to fund his company to help support and partner with the bracelet artisans, and since it has taken off. Check out the site for more .