Five strands of Kantha fabric beads and metallic gold beads intertwine in this collar style statement necklace. Each necklace will vary slightly, as the Kantha beads are made from repurposed kantha quilt fabric. Handmade by women artisans in India who are improving their lives and communities through fair trade.
Size: 17.5" at shortest strand + 3" extender.
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The Akha Floating Necklace is comprised of semi-precious stones and crystal beads on woven silk thread that's comfortable and lightweight, yet durable. They layers of threaded stones and beads creates a stunning effect, as if the beads are floating on your neck.
Each necklace is handcrafted by members of the Ahka tribe, an indigenous people in South-East Asia.
In order to have a better world for all, women of the world must unite! Celebrate your strength as a woman with this simple necklace engraved with the female symbol. You can also wear it as a wrap around bracelet. A simple knot and a sterling silver bead on nice silk cord ties it together.
The pendant is cast from re-purposed military grade aluminum including Vietnam War-era bombs, plane parts, military hardware and other aluminum scrap.
As part of the "Buy Back the Bombs" movement, your purchase provides fair employment for artisans in Laos and also helps clear landmines so families can safely travel around and farm their land. This necklace = 2 square meters cleared!
Size: about 12” long