Upcycled Blue Bottle Glass Necklace
Beautiful hand finished Bottle Glass beads from Ghana. 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 paymen 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
Pretty antique brass beads seperate each glass bead. Beautiful brass discs from Africa have been placed asymetrically along the pretty chain of beads to draw attention. 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 handmade brass will vary slightly in size. No two will be exact but the image pictured is a likeness of what you will receive.
Color Description: These pretty beads are light blue in color.
For matching earrings, may we suggest: Blue Bottle Glass Earrings