Artis Altai, located in Mongolia in the heart of the Gobi Desert, is an artisan’s workshop that provides employment opportunities for women who have little or no income. Artis Altai combines traditional felt making expertise, used since the time of Genghis Khan, with innovative contemporary craft designs. Every purchase contributes directly towards improving the living conditions of women and their families while offering hope, confidence and dignity through professional activity.
This colourful 'Parakeet' necklace features hand dyed and hand crafted felt flowers embellished with tiny black beads and evenly presented on black ribbon. It has a drop of up to approximately 42cm. The design cleverly includes a felt bead at the top of the necklace which can be moved, enabling the wearer to alter the length of the necklace. Parakeet is a wonderful, vibrant and stunning necklace. It is a treat to wear, offering rich colour without the weight of other bead necklaces.