Origin: Made in Bharat (India)

Material: Sustainable wood, natural lacquer, organic colours

Colour: Yellow

Lacquer : Organic vegetable dyes

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

 

These gorgeous, sustainable and eco-friendly necklaces have been handcrafted by artisans from Channapatna (a small town in Southern India) using the 200 year old toy craft of lac turnery. The necklaces are made of lightweight wood and the colours are natural using plant-based dyes.

 

The necklaces are 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.

 

A perfect gift for anyone passionate about all things colourful. Great Summer accessory.

Packed with tissue paper in a recycled box.

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Handmade Wooden Necklace - Yellow

£19.99Price
Colour: yellow
  • This eco-friendly jewellery has been created by artisans in Bharat (India) in a twon called Channapatna, also called the Town of Toys ("Gombegala nagara") or Gombegala Ooru (toy-town), famous for its wooden toys and lacquerware. The artisans are helping keep this craft alive by re-purposing their products to meet current requirements and trends.

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