Obligato...Portuguese for something that one cannot live without. Water is something that we cannot live without. It is something so basic and simple that we take for granted. We don't realize that millions of Africans struggle to find clean water on a daily basis. Fresh water is vital in their fight to survive and combat life-threatening diseases like HIV/AIDS. Did you know that you could save a life? The Obligato necklace is a gift that gives back. EACH NECKLACE PURCHASED HELPS PROVIDE CLEAN WATER FOR 10 AFRICANS A YEAR. Two hand-hammered gold and silver ovals dangle from a delicate sterling silver chain. The circular shape reminds each wearer that this is a gift that gives back. Beyond appreciating the beauty of this special necklace, each person is reminded that they improved and touched the life of someone else in need.