Shell combined with Wooden Beads
£3.95 - A unique hand made necklace which is a composite of New Zealand Paua-shell combined with wooden beads. Each small rectangular section of paua-shell is arranged in a brickwork pattern and set on large rectangular resinous block. The centre-piece is suspended from 5 strands of smaller white beads and it is flanked by three hand varnished hard wood beads. This large chunky jewellery is suitable for all ages.
Dimensions of Necklace
The round base of the centre paua-shell has a wide diameter measuring nearly 50 mm. The centre hardwood wooden bead has a diameter of 19 mm whilst the smaller wooden beads measure 13 mm in diameter. The wooden beads are spaced by a decorated spherical base-metal bead. The necklace is 20 inches in length and is fastened by a beaded loop overlapping a shell button sewn onto the opposite end.