‘Purity’: Ethiopian silver pendant on Samburu & Giriama bead string

£48.00

Ethiopian silver pendant on string of Samburu white glass beads and Giriama rings

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Sold By: Sarah Thomas at Journeys In Between
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Ethiopian silver pendant on string of Samburu (Kenya) white glass beads and Giriama rings. The Samburu are pastoralists and In Samburu colour symbolism, white is the colour of milk, and therefore purity.

 

Made by Sarah Thomas at Journeys In Between

This product has guaranteed Christmas shipping if you order by 17th December.

Handmade in UK from beads I collected while living and travelling in Africa.

This is a unique one-off item.

Product Dimensions: 45cm total length. (21.5cm drop).

Product Materials: Handmade Ethiopian silver (alloy) with filigree detail, volcanic rock beads, hand decorated clay beads

Product Information: Beautiful elegant necklace made of beads collected in Africa: a hollow Ethiopian silver filigree decorated bead is the centrepiece, hanging on a string of white glass beads used by the Samburu and Giriama (coastal Kenya) metal rings. Clasp: silver plated trigger catch.

Care warning: Do not allow this item to get wet.

 

In line with the environmental ethic of my business, I use recycled/ reused packaging where possible. Price includes P&P.

 

My film about Samburu bead colour symbolism, After the Rains Came: Seven short stories about objects and lifeworlds, can be viewed here: https://vimeo.com/60192945

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