Upcycled Light Blue Ghana Glass and Brass Necklace with Brass Clasp

Upcycled Light Blue Bottle Glass Necklace

SKU: BD-6858NBB
$435.00Price
  • Length: 26 inches
  • Size: 12mm and 22mm beads
  • Stones: Ghana Glass, gorlden Hematite and brass discs
  • Clasp: Brass Lobster Claw

 

AS SEEN AT EARTH X CHARITY AUCTION

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.  

 

These beads are a thirving form of payment for the community and are recognized as TRADE BEADS.  Today, they help the economy of Ghana and at the same time are upcycled items- reuse of discarded objects or materials in such a way as to create a product of higher quality or value an the original.  Each strand was personally selected from a Fair Trade vendor that is part of a cooperative in Ghana.  

 

Antique African brass beads seperate each glass bead and the beautiful brass discs from Africa have been placed asymetrically along the chain of beads to draw attention.  Limited Edition. Earrings sold seperately.  

 

Color Description: Soft light blue color

  • ABOUT GHANA GLASS

    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.  These beads are a thirving form of payment for the community and are recognized as TRADE BEADS.  Today, they help the economy of Ghana and at the same time are upcycled items- reuse of discarded objects or materials in such a way as to create a product of higher quality or value an the original.  Each strand was personally selected from a Fair Trade vendor that is part of a cooperative in Ghana.  

  • OTHER ITEMS YOU MIGHT LIKE:

    For matching earrings, may we suggest this listing: Light Blue Bottle Glass Earrings

  • PLEASE NOTE:

    Each piece is handmade and are all organically shaped.  Small variations and marks made from sand will appear on the beads but add to their beauty.  The handmade brass discs are organically shaped as well and vary slightly in size. No two will be exactly alike but the image pictured is a likeness of what you will receive.