For the Thoroughly Modern Millie - bright, cheerful and contemporary jewellery to delight the eye - one of a kind pieces that draw their inspiration from the Dark Continent.
Out of Africa - Mixed Media Pieces inspired by African Jewellery
An Act of Love
23" long, with vibrant red bamboo coral nuggets from a sustainable source, smoky grey crystals and a Moroccan amulet bead with a low silver content. Little turquoise beads are sprinkled liberally through the necklace and teardrops dangle from the amulet as an interesting moving focus. Toggle clasp to close.
A long waxed linen necklace, festooned with cowrie shells and small bone beads, finished with a handmade patinated copper clasp. The focal is a faux bone bead, with serene tribal faces and jungle fruit flowers and leaves carved into it. Get ready for your summer linens with this tribal look necklace. Wear it this summer for a relatively inexpensive but chic tribal look that is all the rage today.
Bamboo coral teardrop shaped beads, dyed a beautiful green, interspersed with moss agate and colourful cat's eye glass beads which have a fibre optic thread running through them to give their distinctive sheen carry a gaily enamelled Moroccan amulet bead. 23" long with a toggle clasp to close.
Powerful and majestic as the mighty Zambezi the central faux amber bead is the focal point for this beautifully eye catching necklace. Graduated hand made polymer clay black flat beads are on either side of the focal, and a couple of faux amber resin beads end the necklace along with black agate beads. The necklace is 21" long and will look perfect in as a light but powerful accent to a simple outfit for office or day wear. Boho Lagenlook clothes will look fabulous too, when accesorised with this piece of jewellery.
Chunky, chic and sophisticated, this necklace of faux amber, pyrite and tiger eye beads and a beautiful large Baule lost wax cast 'sun' bead from Kenya. 21" long with a toggle clasp, this fabulous piece will sit well with your roll neck knitwear in the autumn/winter, and with your summer wear in the neckline of your shirt dress - just a few ways to style this necklace should you need ideas as in the last picture. You will love this versatile daytime necklace which will give you a confidence boost when you need it.
Inspired by the colours in the beautiful Majorelle Gardens in Marrakesh, this necklace is vibrant and interesting. A large 4" x 4" enamelled Moroccan cross pendant is carried on a necklace of five strands - Lapis lazuli rough cut nuggets, coral, dyed baroque pearls, and Czech glass. The necklace is 25" long and can be extended upto 3" longer by a handmade chain of non tarnish silver plated wire. A little baroque crystal drips down the end of the necklace to keep the back view as pretty as the front.
Lalibela is a six strand necklace with red and white coral, lapis lazuli, haematite, silver tone spike beads, turquoise, Czech glass and tiny African trade beads. 24" long, it carries an ornate Ethiopian Cross inlaid with ebony which is 2.5" long. The necklace is extendable by 3" should you wish to wear it longer with a handmade non tarnish chain and fastened with a hook. A baroque cross dangles from the end of the chain. Colourful and interesting elements make this an unforgettable necklace and you will enjoy wearing it.