This piece is 100% handmade. Crafted from sustainable plantation timber it is grown, managed, harvested and replanted by the Go Green organisation under the guidance of the DNER. Each bead and piece is hand cut, shaped, dyed and then polished with a natural wax based product. The beads are strung on waxed cotton cord and the finished piece is extremely light. It is handmade in Cebu, Philippines by a family owned workshop called Earthworks who have collaborated with ELK since 2004.
Christine the owner runs an incredible business whose team is made up mostly of women. They have wonderful skills, training and health programs initiatives in place.