Upcycled Ocean Bottle Glass Necklace
Beautiful hand finished ocean blue, green blue, bottle glass is here! In Ghana, glass bottles are hammered into small pieces and the broken shards are placed into handmade clay molds. After melting them in the fire, the color can be modfied, then these beads are removed and hand rolled in sand to create a matte finish.
About Ghana Glass:
These beads were once a thirving part of the payment for the community and were recognized as TRADE BEADS. Today, they help the economy of Ghana and at the same time are upcycled - reuse of discarded objects or materials in such a way as to create a product of higher quality or value an the original. These beads have been personally selected from a Fair Trade Vendor that is part of a cooperative in Ghana.
- Length: 27 Inches
- Size: 12mm in bead size
- Stones: Ghana Glass, Antique Brass and Golden Hematite
- Clasp: Brass lobster claw
This design has been embished with a large silver tone brass bead with a double Dorjee for good luck. Asymetrically set, there are also brass rings from Africa and antique brass beads seperate each glass bead. Limited Edition. Earrings sold seperately.
Please note, each piece is handmade and are all organically shapped. Small variations and marks made from sand will appear on the stones and the hand made brass will vary slightly in size. No two will be exactly alike but the image pictured is a likeness of what you will receive.
Upcycled and reinvsioned to a greater worth! What's not to love. Get one before they are gone.
Color Description: These pretty beads are an ocean greenish blue color.
For earrings that match please see this listing: Ocean Blue Earrings