Handcrafted Brown & Silver Elephant Beaded Necklace

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This ethnic inspired beautiful handmade necklace is composed of raw earth brown jade tube-beads, disposed in groups of 3 and then separated by a silver disk. In the middle, two handmade elephant-tusk shape pieces embrace a series of finely scratched, irregular and unevenly bent silver chips. The necklace closes with a silver toggle hook. It is a very peculiar, unique piece, elegant with a strong ethnic touch. Our products are handcrafted in 98% Silver by Thai Karen hill-tribe artisans. The Karen are a group of ethnic peoples who re... Read more
This ethnic inspired beautiful handmade necklace is composed of raw earth brown jade tube-beads, disposed in groups of 3 and then separated by a silver disk. In the middle, two handmade elephant-tusk shape pieces embrace a series of finely scratched, irregular and unevenly bent silver chips. The necklace closes with a silver toggle hook. It is a very peculiar, unique piece, elegant with a strong ethnic touch. Our products are handcrafted in 98% Silver by Thai Karen hill-tribe artisans. The Karen are a group of ethnic peoples who reside primarily in southern and southeastern Burma and in northern and north-eastern Thailand. Thai and Burmese hill tribes can be traced back to the 12th century when they are said to have originated from Tibet. With a higher silver content than sterling silver, Karen silver has a weight, bright satin color and feel, all of its own. Every piece is handmade and individual. The product comes with traditional Thai packaging. By purchasing this product, you contribute directly to maintain and support local arts and crafts in Thailand. Length approx. 47cm

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Handcrafted Brown & Silver Elephant Beaded Necklace

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