Abi Brass Beaded Necklace
Designer: Boho Gal Jewelry
Simply gorgeous African trade beads and a Tibetan spike on a leather cord makes this piece is a must have. Just completely makes you swoon. Its rugged yet delicate and will be a show stopper on any outfit in your closet, whether you are that thrifty vintage shopper, or a bohemian rocker.
This necklace is on a 36" adjustable leather cord.
The Tibetan spike is a symbol for protection and guidance. It is also called a Kila Spike, made simple out of brass.
Our pieces are all handmade, in our Atlanta studio.
Origans: Africa and Tibet
African trade beads came about as a result of the need for traders along the route between Europe and Africa for a currency to trade with the Africans. Beads fitted here as the most appropriate medium of exchange due to the affinity that African people had for various types of beads. The trade beads were therefore used for purposes of battering goods of value from the peoples of Africa such as ivory, gold, palm oil and slaves. The history of African trade beads dates as far back as the fifteenth century with the coming of the Portuguese