Dimensions: Approx. 45cm long, including tassel, smoked pottery beads (colour varies)
Hand formed beads from natural clay, handmade maguey string, handspun wool and jute tassel.
Created by a family of master artisans in Southern Mexico exclusively for our stock, these rustic beads are a beautiful way to count the gifts of daily living. Roughly 36 beads are hand-threaded onto handmade agave string, knotted, and finished with a handmade tassel made from soft wool that is washed, carded and spun by hand on a traditional drop spindle. Every bead is rolled by hand and pit fired, for the perfect blend of wabi-sabi. Hang them on a bedpost, from a wall or wear them around your neck if you’d like to take your blessings with you.
Created by a family of master potters in Southern Mexico exclusively for our stock, this family collaborates together as two generations in their family workshop. Over a decade ago, this artisan had to undergo heart surgery and was unable to lift heavy pieces that she used to work with. As a result, she began working with smaller, more delicate pieces which lead to current designs, for which they are now known.
The wool for the tassel is made by hand by an artisan that we partner with in the highlands of Southern Mexico, and is what is used to create the textiles for our backstrap-woven cushions. This material is laborious as she washes, cards and spins the wool entirely by hand, using traditional processes that have been in place for centuries.
Clean with dry cloth, if needed. Tassel can be carefully spot cleaned by hand, if required.
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