If you're looking for something unique and interesting, try this vintage leather choker with a beaded disc pendant. The braided leather exudes power, confidence and control while the beads add a soft touch and a splash of color. Anchor any casual or semi-casual outfit with this elegant statement necklace handmade in West Africa.
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.
HANDMADE: Burkina Faso
Braided leather choker measures approximately 16 inches long