Contemporary Akha Necklace

You’ll love it because: A long strand of Akha embroidered flowers and beads is a simple and meaningful accessory, plus you’ll be supporting village-based artisans.

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$9.80

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Description

Akha communities in northern Laos’ Phongsaly Province decorate their clothing with beads and embroidery. In collaboration with the Village Weavers Project.

Akha artisans have adapted this traditional skill to create playful, contemporary necklaces made with coloured beads and cotton embroidered with flower motifs. Wear it as a single strand, or a double strand!

Due to the handmade nature of this product, it is only available in multi-colour fabrics. Please add comments on the checkout  if you have a preference for the color. We can offer: Blue; Pink; Green; Yellow; Orange.

Additional information

Weight80 g

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Made by Akha
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