Polished Black Bone and Bead Bracelet (Kenya)

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ITEM# 12224775

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This black bone bracelet features lovely decorative patterns inspired by traditional Kenyan motifs. The stretch construction makes it as comfortable as it gets, while the carefully polished and dyed bone beads feel light and warm when you wear them.


ITEM#: 12224775

Product Features:
  • Bone and bead stretch bracelet features traditional Kenyan designs
  • Handmade jewelry contains pieces of bone that are polished and smooth dyed
  • Patterns are etched onto bracelet with a knife
  • Outside circumference is approximately 8 inches
  • Available in leopard, star and abstract options
  • Note: Bracelets are sold individually
Story Behind the Art:

Working with more than 100 individual carvers in Machakos, Kenya, Jedando Modern Handicrafts markets products primarily made of wood and bone worldwide. Carving is a tradition in Kenya, with the children learning the craft from their parents. Products are carved by hand, using only rudimentary hand tools, out of pieces of olive wood mahogany and mpingo or African Ebony. An integral part of the organization's function is to educate the craftspeople on the need for reforestation to ensure the products will be available for years to come, thereby enabling a sustainable income for future generations.

What is Worldstock?

The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.


Ships Carbon Neutral*
All weights and measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed information.

See Treatment Guide for further information.


Material Beads
Type Other
Worldstock Country Kenya
Bracelet Style Stretch
Color Multi
Product Features Handmade
Dimensions 5x5
Materials Bone

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  • Beautiful look but put together poorly

    I got this as a gift for my son's girlfriend for Christmas. She loved the style snd the size was fine, but as soon as as she slipped it over her wrist the elastic broke. It was obviously tied off with a cheap elastic. The maker needs to come up with a better and lasting way to secure it. I would not recommend this as long as it is put together this way.

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  • Black Bone and Bead Bracelet

    I purchased the bracelet for my daughter-in-law for her birthday. As soon as she saw it she said "oh, this is totally me". I bought her the Star Bracelet. She loves stars. The bracelet is beautiful and she loves it.. It is also a perfect fit. I was also glad to read the explanation that the bones used for the bracelets are from animals that the people in Kenya eat., not animals killed for the purpose of making jewerly. I appreciated knowing that information or I may not have bought the bracelet.

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  • Leopard print

    I ordered this bracelet in the leopard print. I wear it a little higher up my arm above my wrist, and it adds just the right touch of trendy animal print to my wardrobe. The bracelet fits snugly. It seems well-made--the pieces of blace bone are substantial and thick. They're also curved on the underside, so they fit against the skin smoothly.

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  • Lovely Ethnic Bracelet!

    I ordered two of the Bone and Bead bracelets and love them! My wrist is a tad larger and the bracelets fit very nicely. Although the design on my bracelets is a little different from the one pictured, more white less black, I'm pleased with the bracelet as a whole. The beads in between the bone add a nice touch to the overall appearance of the jewelry. I'm so pleased with my purchase that I plan to add a couple of the leopard print bracelets to my collection too!

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  • Good stuff

    Came quick. Was more than happy with this purchase. Thank you Overstock you make Christmas that much better.

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