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Nairobi Multi-Color Amethyst and Paper Bead Earrings

Sustainably Made


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You believe everything is connected and that honoring the planet by minimizing waste and up-cycling wherever possible is the more ethical choice.

So it's fitting that your values in life and in jewelry are a perfect match for our Nairobi multi-color amethyst and paper bead earrings.

A tropical riot of color, these paper beads have told a thousand stories. Now it's your turn to tell yours. Paired with amethyst earring drops, you'll have the perfect balance of spiritual awareness, connection and communication.

Wear them alone or with the matching necklace for an even bigger statement.

 Making beads from paper is a craft that goes as far back as the Victorian age.

Paper rolled on knitting needles in hand, women would gather socially in one their respective dining rooms for an evening of paper bead making.

The beads, finished with beeswax which acted as a sealing agent, and hung on lengths of cord, were used to make room dividers.

Our paper beads are made by women cooperatives in East Africa, providing a fair trade source of income to local communities and creating uniquely beautiful beads from scrap and recycled paper.

Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone. It is believed to promote healing of mind, body and soul, balance and communication.

  • 14K gold-filled ear wire with 4MM amethyst
  • Pink, yellow, green and purple recycled paper bead drops with 18K gold plated brass accents
  • Approx. 3.5" L
  • Minor imperfections are part of the character of each piece in the One of a Kind Collection
  • We ship worldwide
  • Complimentary two-day shipping and returns for all US orders
  • Complimentary international shipping for all orders over $1,000
  • Sterling silver pieces are made to order to reduce waste and minimize climate impact. Please allow 3 - 4 weeks for delivery
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