Mid 20th century, Africa
What looks like a simple piece is not. As is so often the case, the details, the subtle things that elevate an object, are in fact quite complex or labor intensive. It is the hand woven cord, as in this piece, the very fine cord, days of work, that makes this piece so sublime, tres chic.
One of a kind
Average shell: just under .5 x .25″
Length: 13.75″ (This is a double wrap bracelet
A note about our woven cords. We weave these by hand, every one of them. Like all Jewels’ work no two are exact, as each of us. The work is labor intensive. When warmed to the skin the cord becomes more supple, conforms to the wearer, hangs at it should; the necklace transforms more than just a necklace. It becomes her or him.