Beljoy Jolene
Beljoy Haiti

Beljoy Jolene

Regular price $22.00 $0.00

Jolene. Jolene. Jolene. Jolene! A customizable bolo made of clay beads, leather, and brass that might just have you channeling your inner Dolly Parton.

 

Haitian Handmade Clay Beads + Leather + Brass

Our clay beads are hand rolled, making each one unique and a small piece of art. The clay is dug by hand from natural deposits in Haiti’s central plateau. The raw clay is then broken into a fine powder and the impurities are sifted out.  The powdered clay is mixed with water and then dried on a plater to remove excess moisture. Skilled artisans roll these clay beads in a variety of sizes and shapes, then each piece is hand-painted with glaze. The finished pieces are fired in a kiln which transforms the raw clay to permanent ceramic, and the raw glazes to brightly-colored glass. Each piece is unique and one of a kind.


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