Necklace with traditional Ethiopian pendant. Sourced for The Silk Road with care and respect in Addis Ababa.
The beads on this piece have been created after melting down used bullet casings. It This metal has been given a new life and has created craftsmanship opportunities to artisans in Ethiopia. The solid amulet is a traditional piece found throughout Ethiopia and also featured are two vintage Telsum Prayer Box triangular beads. These are traditionally said to bestow the wearer with protection, luck and courage.
100% of the sale of this item will be donated to the NGO Barefoot Initiative to support them in continuing their projects alongside the Afar people of Ethiopia. We thank you for your support.
If you would like to learn more about the work of the Australian NGO Barefoot Initiative, the Afar people or how you can further support this highly respected organisation, please visit www.barefootinitiative.org