Makindye Necklace – The Fair Trader

Makindye Necklace


  • $44.95

Only 1 left!

This beautiful necklace of recycled paper beads and is designed to make an elegant statement. The necklace has a drop of around 42 cm. 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 colour and seal is then applied to make the bead durable and waterproof. 

  • Small Elegant Bead structure
  • Four Strands Paper Beads
  • Double strands of small Brass Beads at necklace end as pictured
  • Small Brass Bead between each paper bead
  • Strong Sterling Silver clasp
  • Gorgeous!

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 reflect the strength of the women who create the AfriBead range. May they live long and prosper. 

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