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Christina Kerndal is the owner and the heart and soul of Ritual. For more than 20 years she has worked in design and import. Christina takes great pride in designing and providing distinctive, high quality jewelry to her clientele.

Ritual is a line of beautifully handcrafted sterling silver, copper and brass jewelry. Every piece is designed in Santa Barbara CA and handmade in India. Ritual is committed to keeping traditional handcrafted silversmith methods alive and works exclusively with artisan silversmiths in long-lasting, caring relationships.

Over the years Christina has developed a caring relationship and a deep love for India and its people. Christina is not only committed to keep traditional handcrafted silversmith methods alive, she is also a sponsor of the Sambhali Trust. This is a non-profit charitable organization based in Jodhpur, India whose focus is the development and empowerment of women and girls in Rajasthan, through education and employment.

Sambhali Trust is a non-profit charitable grassroots organization empowering disadvantaged women and children in Rajasthan, India. Sambhali Trust gives these women a voice and a support network to nurture their hopes and ambitions, which allows them the freedom to work towards an individual dream, a priceless gift in their oppressive social and economic situation. Their primary goal is to provide these underprivileged women and children within Rajasthani society with an education in English, Hindi and Maths, as well as vocational and social skills, supporting them in developing confidence and self-esteem, and helping them work towards financial independence.