Drawing on African heritage and craftsmanship, each bead is hand-rolled using raw clay, a substance that provides vital energy for your body. The more we expose clay to the sunshine, air, and rainwater, the more powerful it becomes. Each bead is then sun-dried, kiln-fired and dip-dyed and, in the case of our lights, masterfully strung onto a unique iron frame. This handmade process ensures that no two pieces will ever be the same.
When not in use, lay your handmade jewellery flat in its box to maintain shape, minimise stretch and reduce exposure to moisture and dust. Take great care when handling your beads as they are made from natural materials that are porous. Exposure to air can cause the metal to tarnish. To restore shine, gently rub the surface with a soft polishing cloth.
Each bead that makes up these beautiful earrings is hand-rolled by the women of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Using raw clay, the beads are sun dried, kiln fired and dip dyed ensuring no two are the same. Adding further magic to these meaningful beads is Elodie Darwish of élodie jewellery, an Australian Jewellery Designer who is fascinated by the beauty of imperfection.
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