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Desert Cloud Necklace

$ 42.00 $ 22.00

This stunning necklace is handcrafted using local cow bone in rural Kenya. Each bead of the necklace is beautifully polished and carved with an interior cutout.  Handmade by Joseph, he operates a small jewelry and accessories workshop in his home in Nairobi's Mathare neighborhood. Together with two talented young men, he crafts beautiful adornments from readily available and iconic Kenyan materials.

Details + Dimensions

12" drop

cow bone
beads
metal

Meet the Maker

Swahili African Modern has been building relationships with African artisans for nearly 20 years. Founded by an avid traveler with a heart for sustainable development & a head for business, Swahili represents thousands of artisans from one of the world's most diverse & enigmatic continents. Working in Africa presents specific challenges, but Swahili thrives on creative problem solving and inspired design. The believe in fair trade and their work in Africa shows it. When they meet artisans, they plan for a long-term relationship that helps dedicated Africans advance professionally & personally. They pay fairly and on time, because artisans work hard to provide for their families. Swahili African Modern designs products from sustainable or recycled materials.

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