Ostrich Eggshell Mopane Leaf Necklace, Natural
Our intricately created Mopane Leaf Necklace is created from ostrich eggshell by artisans working under fair trade conditions in Namibia. Each precious bead is precisely chiseled by hand before each necklace is meticulously crafted.The eggshells are sourced from commercial farms to ensure sustainability. Coordinating bracelets and earrings are also available.
- Single toggle button closure
- Double strand construction
- Approx 18" long
- Mopane Leaf approx 3.5" wide and 4" tall
Women, who are largely illiterate in Namibia, make up the vast majority of artisans creating this traditional jewelry. The women are trained in business, and provided with information on healthcare and HIV, nutrition, and women’s rights