Tsundoku Recylced Paper Bead Necklace

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22STARS

Uganda

22STARS focuses on creating beautiful jewellery together with our Ugandan designers who are located in the Acholli Quarter of Kampala. Inspired by the latest fashion trends, our jewellery is lightweight, waterproof, and comfortable to wear. It is handmade in an eco-friendly, socially responsible manner and is 100% recycled paper. 22STARS is a Dutch initiative founded by Stella Romana Airoldi, who has a Masters Degree in Public International Law, Human Rights, and Democratization. In 2009, Stella visited Uganda to do research for her thesis about girl child soldiers within the Lord Resistanc

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Tsundoku Recylced Paper Bead Necklace

"Tsundoku" means in Japanese the act of buying a book and leaving it unread, often piled together with other unread books. This necklace is a real stunner! Are those shells? Pearls? No they are beads made out of recycled paper! Breaded carefully together to create this beautiful piece. Read more

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"Tsundoku" means in Japanese the act of buying a book and leaving it unread, often piled together with other unread books. This necklace is a real stunner! Are those shells? Pearls? No they are beads made out of recycled paper! Breaded carefully together to create this beautiful piece.