Every year more than 9 billion of the 12 billion magazines published in the US either wind up in landfills or get incinerated.
Each paper bead in this piece is hand crafted using paper recycled from magazines and catalogs that would have otherwise been thrown away.
Each Necklace is made with hand-rolled paper beads. This means that each bead was individually cut from a used magazine and rolled it into a cool little bead, after which, were coated with a non-toxic lacquer made for chemically sensitive people (Acrylacq). Each piece of Jewelry is one-of-kind.
Length is approximately 9” long.