The Paperclip Necklace and Birthstone Beads
$24.90 USD

The Paperclip Necklace and Birthstone Beads

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In love with layering? The paperclip chain's gorgeous links stack perfectly with our other chain pieces for flawless layers. 

We've added some customized fun and made the perfect gift! Each necklace comes with one paper bead charm to match your birthstone, and you can add more beaded charms as an add-on by selecting the add on feature below or visiting our birthstone bead listing here. The unique hinge clasp allows you to add and remove bead charms.  Chose your own color and add more for your family members! 

Each bead is made from paper by women in the Horn of Africa. They use colored paper or recycled magazines and measure, cut, roll, and varnish each strip of paper to make a beautiful, unique, bead. Once the beads are dry, they are used to assemble and make jewelry, creating a one-of-a-kind gift for you and your loved ones!

Accessorize with purpose and know that your purchase helps women flourish.

Want to shop just the bead charms? Find them here.

18k gold-plated brass. You can add on a removable handmade paper bead bought separately. Each bead is hand-rolled by artisans in the Horn of Africa. The beads are made from strips of paper that are measured, cut, rolled, and varnished to provide a durable bead. because of the handmade nature of the beads, each one will vary slightly.

Each necklace is 18" long, link size is 3.3x9mm.  The bead charm is made with a bead that is less than .5cm, which we call our petite bead.

 

Each paper bead is coated with a non-toxic varnish to make it more durable, but because they are made of paper, please do not wear your jewelry in water.

Your purchase helps provide sustainable income to over 8 women in the Horn of Africa, which directly impacts over 100 individuals in the artisans' families and communities. Some of the artisans are the only people working in their homes with an average household of 11 people. With this income, some of the artisans have sent their siblings to school, built toilets for their homes, and upgraded their homes to have covered roofs and sturdier walls.

To see the impact of your purchase click here.

Materials:

18k gold-plated brass. You can add on a removable handmade paper bead bought separately. Each bead is hand-rolled by artisans in the Horn of Africa. The beads are made from strips of paper that are measured, cut, rolled, and varnished to provide a durable bead. because of the handmade nature of the beads, each one will vary slightly.

Measurements:

Each necklace is 18" long, link size is 3.3x9mm.  The bead charm is made with a bead that is less than .5cm, which we call our petite bead.

 

Care:

Each paper bead is coated with a non-toxic varnish to make it more durable, but because they are made of paper, please do not wear your jewelry in water.

Impact:

Your purchase helps provide sustainable income to over 8 women in the Horn of Africa, which directly impacts over 100 individuals in the artisans' families and communities. Some of the artisans are the only people working in their homes with an average household of 11 people. With this income, some of the artisans have sent their siblings to school, built toilets for their homes, and upgraded their homes to have covered roofs and sturdier walls.

To see the impact of your purchase click here.

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