The Script

Which organization should Hathorway donate to in 2017?

Jessica Phan

Tags empower, empowerment, philantropy, women, women's rights

At the end of every year, Hathorway donates 10% of every purchased to an organization that empowers women at the end of the year. After quite a bit of research, we selected 3 organization to choose from for this year. Here's where we would appreciate your help. We like to vote for an organization that: you believe will make the most positive impact touches you and connects with you most could truly empower women Let's take a look at the organizations: Women for Women International supports the most marginalized women in countries affected by conflict and war to earn and save money,...


How are buffalo horn jewelry & accessories made?

Jessica Phan

Tags buffalo horn, horn jewelry, jewelry making, organic jewelry

Once a water buffalo dies, their horns are repurposed to make organic earrings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets and other unique jewelry. Many would ask us, “how is it made?” Because we want to make it our goal to be transparent, we'll let you take a look into this fascinating process... 1) Our horn pieces are created in Vietnam, where the large tubular horns are first cut in half.2) The horns are then boiled in hot oil in order for the material to soften up. 3) After horn is soften, it is ready to be pressed into thin plates. 4) With these thin plates...


Are water buffaloes killed just for their horns?

Jessica Phan

Tags buffalo horn, horn jewelry, organic jewelry

No. At Hathorway, we sell exquisite jewelry and accessories that are crafted using genuine horns of water buffalos. The first thing that many people ask is “are you killing the water buffalo just for their horns?” The answer is NO. These water buffaloes are an integral part of life in Vietnam. They provide milk as a source of calcium for the family and are used for agricultural purposes where neither humans nor machines could easily maneuver through the deep, muddy fields. Water buffalo being led along rice paddy in Mai Chau Valley by Declan McCullagh When these creatures die, nothing...


Hathorway - Behind the Name

Jessica Phan

Tags Awareness, Brand

At Hathorway, we offer exquisite, bold, handmade jewelry and accessories. Initially all of our products are crafted using natural horns and bones of water buffaloes by talented artisans and craftsmen in the beautiful country of Vietnam. These domestic water buffaloes serve families in many ways in Vietnam. They provide milk as a source of calcium for the family and are used for agricultural purposes where neither humans nor machines could easily maneuver through the deep, muddy fields. When these big creatures die, nothing goes to waste and every parts of the buffalo is repurposed. The water buffaloes provide families with meat for...