Add some color and a cultural touch to your favorite outfits with this casual and elegant beaded necklace handmade in West Africa. It's colorful, and fun. It also features three rows of larger tear drop glass beads in multiple colors.
Wearing beaded jewelry connects you to African cultural traditions that go backat least 12,000 years. "Beads were used as adornment or works of art. In some African economies they also served as currency. As adornment they were important in defining and identifying someone’s status, as well as what group or community they belonged to."
Today, you can shop AFRK World Market for handmade jewelry from communities around the world.
LENGTH: Approximately 24 inches HANDMADE: Burkina Faso