African Kitenge Necklace

African Kitenge Necklace

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Necklace length: 18 Inches


Handmade item

Adjustable length: No

Number of strands: 5 or more

Style: Boho & hippie


This necklace was created by women at Chisomo Centers, a Zambian-led organization supported by CoLaborers International. Chisomo's Mothers Programme seeks to empower women to adequately support their children and families through the creation of beautiful fabrics, jewelry, and other crafts. This necklace is made of beautifully hand dyed fabrics! Each necklace is uniquely made just for you and will include a small tag with the artist's name on it!

This necklace is not adjustable. Strands are connected by a sewn fabric cuff. Measuring from the inside of the cuff to the shortest layer is 14 inches. Measuring from the inside of the cuff to the longest layer is 18 inches.

By purchasing one of these necklaces, you are supporting the empowerment of women to provide for themselves and their families!

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Inventory number: 020


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African Tie dye boho bags are fully lined and can be spot cleaned or hand washed in cold water and laid flat to dry.

Chitenge fabric multi strand necklaces may arrive "curly" or "wrinkled" from transport. To have necklace lay straight, simply moisten with cold tap water and lay flat to dry and then it will hang nicely. Do not machine wash.

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Chitenge cloth necklaces are not adjustable, strands are sewn inside the fabric collar. To put on, you place over your head. Fabric has some give and can stretch some, but should not be forced. Lengths are provided in the description listed with the length in inches measured from the inside of the collar to the inside of the shortest strand and the longest strand.
Women are reimbursed expenses for making product and then additionally receive 80% of profits once items are sold!