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This handmade orange wooden necklace has been crafted by artisans from Channapatna (a small town in Southern India) using the 200 year old toy craft of lac turnery. The beaded necklace is made of lightweight wood and the colours are natural using plant-based dyes. A perfect gift for anyone passionate about all things sustainable, the necklace will make a great Summer accessory.


The necklace has been handcrafted using time-honoured traditional skills, initially introduced by Persian toy makers. The age old craft was in danger of dying but is now protected as a Geographical Indication (GI) under the World Trade Organization, and supported by the Dutch Government. Various social enterprises have also been instrumental in reviving the Channapatna craft and today small-scale industries have been established to help artisans work on this art-form.


Buying this product will help keep the industry alive and support its artisans.


Check out other colours and designs in this range. Match with wooden earrings and bangles.


Origin: Made in Bharat (India)

Material: Sustainable wood, natural lacquer, organic colours

Colour: Orange

Lacquer : Organic vegetable dyes

Sustainability: Handmade, Geographical Indication (GI) - World Trade Organization

Handmade Wooden Necklace - Orange

  • This eco-friendly jewellery has been created by artisans in Bharat (India) in Channapatna, also called the Town of Toys ("Gombegala nagara<