Vari Bead Necklace
This beautiful necklace of red paper beads is designed to make a statement. The necklace is approximately 100cm long. Each necklace is hand-made so there will be slight variations that make your necklace unique.
Made from triangles of magazine paper, this necklace is a beautiful recycled product. The page is cut into triangles and tightly wound into a bead. A non toxic seal is then applied to make the bead durable and waterproof.
Made in Uganda by a group of 30 women the creation of an AfriBeads Necklace gives the Bead Maker a sustained and reliable income. Income that provides enough money to pay rent, school costs, health care costs and gives the producer pride and independence. A beautiful necklace that brings hope.
These beautiful Fair Trade beads have been featured in Vogue, and Marie Claire magazines. Each bead is made form a triangle of recycled paper which is rolled and glued and covered with an environmentally friendly vanish. The beads are water resistant and durable in normal wear. AfriBeads is both an eco and socially conscious product, and each purchase helps a group of women in Uganda send their children to school. As each piece is hand-made, each necklace is one of a kind.
These beads are a strong and brave colour reflecting the strength of the women who create the AfriBead range. May they live long and prosper.