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Nairobi Purple Paper Bead Necklace

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 sophisticated yet playful Nairobi multi-color  paper necklace.

Drenched in the color of royalty, these paper beads have told a thousand stories. Now it's your turn to tell yours.

Wear it alone or with the matching amethyst and paper bead earrings 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.

  • Chunky recycled paper bead necklace
  • Three strands of purple recycled paper beads
  • 18K gold plated brass accents, chain and hardware
  • Approx. 21" L
  • Minor imperfections are part of the character of each piece in the One of a Kind Collection
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