Wai Wooden Necklace
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- Handmade from lightweight wood
- Three strands
- Layer for a bold look
This multi-strand necklace has been handmade from plantation timber. An abundance of small wooden beads in a mix of irregular circle and square shapes, combine create a classic piece in contemporary colours. Due to the handcrafted process, these unique beads create an ever-changing abstract textural element when worn. Wear one or mix with other colours for a bold layered look.
Material & Makers Notes
This piece is 100% handmade. Crafted from sustainable plantation timber it is grown, managed, harvested and replanted by the Go Green organisation under the guidance of the DNER. Each bead and piece is hand cut, shaped, dyed and then polished with a natural wax based product. The beads are strung on waxed cotton cord and the finished piece is extremely light. It is handmade in Cebu, Philippines by a family owned workshop called Earthworks who have collaborated with ELK since 2004.
Christine the owner runs an incredible business whose team is made up mostly of women. They have wonderful skills, training and health programs initiatives in place which you can learn more about here.
Size and Fit
Drop: Approximately 45 cm
Avoid water and other liquids, do not store in direct sunlight. If milky spots or marks appear due to contact with liquid they can be removed and the original appearance restored using ELK's jewellery wax or another suitable natural polish.