Eco-Friendly Fair Trade Necklace

REF # G920C4

Eco-Friendly Paper Bead Necklace

This stunning Eco-friendly Fair Trade necklace of African provenance is crafted from recycled paper beads, a unique assortment of dyed cow-bone, ostrich egg-shell and hand-blown glass, weighing 31.1g and measuring 49 inches long and 14mm wide. The paper beads used for making these necklaces are individually hand-rolled in Kenya and Uganda from recycled magazine paper. As no dyes are added, the paper beads reflect the unique colors of the magazine page from which they have been cut. The paper beads are individually hand-cut, rolled and lacquered. This process consists of cutting a long, narrow triangular strip from the page the bead is then rolled from the triangle and the tip is secured with a tiny quantity of glue. It is then dipped in clear varnish and left to dry. This astonishingly colorful and environment-friendly necklace secures with a hand-made and adjustable clasp and may be worn as a long 'opera length' necklace or wrapped four times around the neck to offer a different, ..More

This stunning Eco-friendly Fair Trade necklace of African provenance is crafted from recycled paper beads, a unique assortment of dyed cow-bone, ostrich egg-shell and hand-blown glass, weighing 31.1g and measuring 49 inches long and 14mm wide. The paper beads used for making these necklaces are individually hand-rolled in Kenya and Uganda from recycled magazine paper. As no dyes are added, the paper beads reflect the unique colors of the magazine page from which they have been cut. The paper beads are individually hand-cut, rolled and lacquered. This process consists of cutting a long, narrow triangular strip from the page; the bead is then rolled from the triangle and the tip is secured with a tiny quantity of glue. It is then dipped in clear varnish and left to dry. This astonishingly colorful and environment-friendly necklace secures with a hand-made and adjustable clasp and may be worn as a long 'opera length' necklace or wrapped four times around the neck to offer a different, 4-strand version.

By supporting this cause, you are showing your approval of Fair Trade in action on your doorstep, all sales directly benefiting the workers and their communities, redirecting much needed funds to families ravaged by war, drought and famine. All profits from the sale of this item will be donated to a worthy cause so please make a friend happy and we will show our dedication to this cause by shipping this item to you USPS free of charge.

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Item Details
Measurements: 49in(L) X 14mm(W)
Weight:31.1g
REF # G920C4
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Suggested Retail $30.00
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