Painted Poppy Necklace
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For a subtle option, our Painted Poppy Necklace features a combination of metallic and matte painted finishes on timber pieces handmade by traditional craftspeople. Super lightweight, the decorated timber pieces are strung on light, thin, cotton cord with an adjustable strap with a slip knot feature. Consider this style a go-to for injecting a natural element to a colourful look.
This jewellery piece was hand made by skilled artisans in the Philippines, using responsibly sourced timber. Each wooden bead is hand turned and custom dyed, followed with a natural wax polish for surface protection.
The timber was grown in the Philippines in sustainably managed plantations that we have visited to learn more about where our timber comes from.
This piece is 100% handmade in Cebu, Philippines by a family-owned workshop called Earthworks, who have collaborated with ELK since 2004. Crafted from sustainable plantation timber, each bead is hand cut, shaped, dyed and then polished with a natural wax-based product and the finished pieces are extremely light.
Christine the owner runs an incredible business whose team is made up mostly of women. They have wonderful skills, training and health program initiatives in place.
For our timber jewellery we have managed to trace our supply chain back to the farm. With Christine’s assistance, we have mapped all materials, trims and third-party contributors.
Size and Fit
450mm Drop Length (Longest Adjustable)
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.