18th and 19th century
Jewels collected these gorgeous Italian made glass trade beads over the course of several years. She would have to buy an entire strand of beads that may contain just a few, sometimes one, of these older more rare types. Then there is her design: meticulously random. She is a master at this and it is what makes her jewelry transcend trends and genres.
One of a kind
Average bead .5″
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.