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Kenyan 22-inch Varnished Multicolored Recycled Paper-beaded Necklaceby Global Crafts
ITEM#: 11657710This beautiful and recycled piece of jewelry couldn't get any better. Handmade from beads of glossy paper, this necklace is highlighted by interspersed glass seed beads. These vibrant colors will go great with any outfit. It's fun, recycled, lightweight and would look amazing on you.
- Made from beads of glossy paper from old calendars and brochures
- Finished with interspersed glass seed beads
- Varnished to a high-gloss, each paper bead looks like polished stone or wood
- Paper is cut in long triangles and rolled to form the beads
- Wide, short strips for narrow beads and long, thin strips for fat beads
- Measures 22 inches long
Story Behind the Art:
The sign for the Teenage Mothers Association of Kenya indicates that it is 'the last house towards the Obunga slums' the most destitute area of Kisumu. TEMAK is an organization that offers job training in tailoring, hairdressing, secretarial skills, craft making, and recently computers to unwed mothers, girls, and others in the Obunga slum community. As a community center, the organization also provides the community with an educational forum for HIV/AIDS awareness and other health issues
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.
All weights and measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed information.
|Material||Beads, Glass, Stone, Wood|
|Model Number||Paper Necklace|
|Country of Origin||Kenya|
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This is a piece of art work I get compliments all the time on this necklace. Love it!Read More
Beautiful but not as long as they said it was. Still love it.Read More
Had to return. Was too short, and I have a small neck.Read More
This free trade item created by the people of Kenya is a beautiful addition to add to your wardrobe. It's good for everyday use.Read More
Quality was good, color isn't the same as pictures by still happy with it, not as long as described ended up ordering the longer one for what I needed, will keep this one to wear occasionallyRead More
Pretty necklace, bright colors but broke on the second time I wore it. My attempt to fix it made it snap again.Read More
This little necklace brightens up any outfit. I get complements every time I wear it. Be careful when putting it on, though, because it *could* break easily. For the money, a great buy.Read More
nice colorful beads BUT it was not 22 inches-it was 16 inches long-the claspe was difficult to use-maybe i will try longer one-clasp sounds betterRead More
Instead of the cheerful, brightly colored necklace that was pictured, I received a swamp green monstrosity... It is really an ugly, depressing shade of green. The workmanship is fine, but a little quality control would have been nice to ensure the item even vaguely resembles what's pictured!I'm usually a fan of Overstock and haven't had any problem before - perhaps that's why I'm so disappointed. Returning it immediately.Read More
I was amazed at the workmanship. The beads do not look like paper. The necklace is beautiful. Thanks to Overstock for carrying this wonderful item.Read More
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