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-Wood and resin bead work
-Waxed cotton cord
-Spring ring clasp
The Memento Strand Necklace is a handmade piece featuring multiple materials. A statement piece, multiple strands of waxed cotton cord hang at different lengths in effortless style. Each cord is set with a beads made of polished resin, wood and metallic inlaid resin. The necklace hangs long at a fixed length making for a bold yet easy to wear piece. Wear with tonal outfits to add interest.
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 49.5 cm at its longest
Wood & Resin
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.