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Recycled paper and wood beaded waterfall necklace, 'Eco Gift' - Recycled Paper and Sese Wood Waterfall Necklace from Ghana

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Recycled Paper and Sese Wood Waterfall Necklace from Ghana, "Eco Gift"

byAkwele Suma: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (17)
Circling the neck with round beads of sese wood, this stunning necklace is... more

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Circling the neck with round beads of sese wood, this stunning necklace is centered by a waterfall of pendants crafted from recycled paper. Ghanaian artisan Akwele Suma designs and crafts the necklace, making a statement for ecological preservation.

The artist uses the paper at hand so paper colors will vary, making each design a unique example of handcrafted art. These beads receive a protective coat of clear nail polish.

  • 20 grams
  • 0.71 oz
  • Necklace: 51 cm L x 2 cm W
  • Necklace: 20" L x 0.8" W
  • Pendant(s): 22 cm L x 13 cm W
  • Pendant(s): 8.75" L x 5" W

  • Recycled paper, sese wood, nylon cord
  • Avoid contact with water
  • Recycled materials may vary slightly in color and/or pattern
  • Button clasp
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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17

Richard

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08/24/2021

"the freedom"

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nice

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Janet

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08/17/2021

"Sturdy earrings!"

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These are delightful little bells. No ringer, but since they are on the ears, that is a plus! Very sturdy for paper.

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  • Would make a great gift!

Purchased Item:

Ring My Bell, Afro Ecology Recycled Earrings

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Mele

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07/23/2021

"Subtle shades"

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I really like the colors used in these earrings -- they are study and subtle and go well with a number of different outfits. I love that they are handcrafted and lightweight, as well.

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Ginger

From Alaska, United States

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06/03/2021

"Im ordering again"

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Pair number 2! Its so nice to know that I am doing something good for the planet...and Akwele has an eye for beauty!!

Purchased Item:

Naa Araa Royalty, Recycled Paper and Sese Wood Dangle Earrings from Ghana

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Layan

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03/06/2021

"pretty and original earrings"

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Nice craftsmanship and elegant execution

Purchased Item:

Beach at Dawn, Blue Recycled Paper Dangle Earrings from Ghana

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Layan

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03/05/2021

"beautiful Gift"

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Very original and beautiful made a great gift. Receiver mentioned how compliments keep coming

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Akwele is currently supporting the education of her own child and three others, from primary school all the way to the university level.

Akwele Suma has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $300. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of raw materials such as paper, glue, hooks, and clasps; and also to employ additional workers to assist her in production.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Akwele has one child that she cares for.

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