Elegant festive silk thread-bound choker with a striking glass pendant, wine red and gold Samburu (Kenya) glass bead tassel.
Made by Sarah Thomas at Journeys In Between
This product has guaranteed Christmas shipping if you order by 17th December
Handmade in UK from beads I collected while living and travelling in Africa
This is a unique one off item
Product Dimensions: choker 45cm length, pendant 12cm drop.
Product Materials: Silk, glass, Samburu glass beads, seeds.
Product Information: This elegant choker centres a hand-made pendant of recycled glass, wine red and gold Samburu glass beads and four seeds. The Samburu are pastoralists and in Samburu colour symbolism, red is the colour of blood and feasting. Clasp: silk bound wire hook.
Product care: avoid getting wet.
In line with the environmental ethic of my business, I use recycled/ reused packaging where possible.
Price includes P&P.
My film about Samburu bead colour symbolism, After the Rains Came: Seven short stories about objects and lifeworlds, can be viewed here: https://vimeo.com/60192945Sold and directly dispatched by: Sarah Thomas at Journeys In Between
At Journeys In Between I string stories out of fragments, in material form. With an environmental ethic at their heart, my jewellery pieces emerge from journeys deep and wide and speak to our human and planetary condition. My aesthetic is influenced by a Kenyan childhood, a formative part of my adult life spent living in Iceland, and a deep reverence for the natural world. The materials I use are mostly recycled or natural, woven through with the raw beauty of nature.
This practice is the 'in between' of my writing practice - working with my hands is a part of my thinking. For my writing head this way >> https://sarahthomas.net
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