Jewelry - Necklaces - Torsade

Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Jewelry - Necklaces - Torsade - are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.
 
Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change

Amethyst and pearl necklace, 'Lilac Rose Garland' (Thailand)
$172.99

Magnificently feminine, this pastel-hued necklace is the creation of Duanpen Tajunin in Thailand. To a torsade of petite white quartz beads, the artisan adds iridescent white and soft pink pearls in Biwa, coin and baroque shapes; globes of amethyst,
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Amethyst and peridot torsade necklace, 'Lilac Spring' (Thailand)
$69.99

This sumptuous amethyst and peridot torsade necklace is presented by Sukanya Thongperm from Thailand. The artisan strings the gemstone chips on multiple strands, and then twists the strands together to create a glorious necklace in springtime shades
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Amethyst beaded necklace, 'Lilac Flow' (Thailand)
$34.99

This dazzling torsade of purple gems is fascinating. Featuring amethyst, the beads are knotted by hand with brown threads. Sasina finishes her design with round beads that can close the necklace at one of two lengths.
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Amethyst torsade necklace, 'Glorious' (Thailand)
$50.99

Three lavish strands of amethyst surround the wearer with a halo of lilac light. Kai Kittima's design entwines them in a sumptuous necklace, and adds a silver clasp. .925 Sterling silver
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Amethyst torsade necklace, 'Jacaranda' (Thailand)
$119.99

Amethysts bring the color of jacarandas to a stunning necklace. Threading six lilac strands, Matta creates a long rope of gemstones. It can be worn as is or in a double loop around the neck. A lacy sterling silver clasp finishes the lovely design. .9
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Beaded torsade necklace, 'Ibo Muse' (Ghana)
$57.99

"This necklace makes for a strong aesthetic presence," says Nonyem Abena Ibeneme. Her inspiration comes from the jigida beads worn by the women of the Ibo tribe around their waist. Believed to enhance their feminine figure, the beads have become a wo
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Cultured pearl and amethyst torsade necklace, 'Iris Garland' (Thailand)
$79.99

Amethyst evokes iris blossoms in two opulent strands. By Sukanya Thongperm, this handcrafted necklace finds a complement in the allure of cultured white pearls. She adds a sterling silver clasp. .925 silver
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Cultured pearl and amethyst torsade necklace, 'Iris Garland' (Thailand)
$79.99

Amethyst evokes iris blossoms in two opulent strands. By Sukanya Thongperm, this handcrafted necklace finds a complement in the allure of cultured white pearls. She adds a sterling silver clasp. .925 silver
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Cultured pearl and aventurine torsade necklace, 'Forest Cloud' (Thailand)
$94.99

Pearls evoke clouds in a forest of aventurine and cool green quartz. By Sukanya Thongperm, this opulent handcrafted necklace closes with a sterling silver clasp.
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Cultured pearl strand necklace, 'White Peony' (Thailand)
$109.99

Oval pearls, which represent June's birthstones, in two opulent strands become an exquisite necklace. Crafted by hand, this original design comes from Duanpen Tajunin in Thailand. .925 Sterling silver clasp
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Cultured pearl torsade necklace, 'Princess of the Seas' (Thailand)
$199.99

Duanpen Tajunin transforms Biwa pearls into a torsade of wild elegance for today's woman. Tajunin crafts the necklace by hand with creamy white iridescent pearls, creating two strands that come together at the silver clasp. .950 Silver clasp
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Iolite torsade necklace, 'Calcutta Nights' (India)
$49.99

Stone of vision and creative expression, iolite inspires Narayani in the design of this torsade necklace. It is crafted by hand featuring ornate sterling silver accents. .925 Sterling silver
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Jasper beaded necklace, 'Crimson Flow' (Thailand)
$42.99

This dazzling torsade of red gems is fascinating. Featuring enhanced jasper, the beads are knotted by hand with black threads. Sasina finishes her design with round jasper beads that can close the necklace at one of two lengths.
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Lapis lazuli beaded necklace, 'Azure Flow' (Thailand)
$34.99

This dazzling torsade of blue gems is fascinating. Featuring lapis lazuli, the beads are knotted by hand with black threads. Sasina finishes her design with round beads that can close the necklace at one of two lengths.
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Malachite beaded necklace, 'Blue Green Flow' (Thailand)
$34.99

This dazzling torsade of blue and green gems is fascinating. Featuring malachite and dyed calcite, the beads are knotted by hand with blue and green threads. Sasina finishes her design with round calcite beads that can close the necklace at one of tw
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Onyx and rhodochrosite beaded necklace, 'Pink Black Flow' (Thailand)
$34.99

This dazzling torsade of black and pink gems is fascinating. Featuring onyx and rhodochrosite, the beads are knotted by hand with pink and black threads. Sasina finishes her design with round onyx beads that can close the necklace at one of two lengt
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Pearl and amethyst torsade necklace, 'Pastel Petals' (Thailand)
$119.99

Lavish and lovely, this necklace radiates the soft colors of pastel petals. Matta combines strands of cultured pearls in white, pink and gold, adding the natural allure of amethyst, rose quartz, crystal and peridot. Sterling silver settings bring a p
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Pearl and carnelian torsade necklace, 'River of Gold' (Thailand)
$37.95

The brilliant hues of carnelian and the radiance of cultured pearls are showcased on flowing strands of golden silk. Set with sparkling crystals, Anusara's necklace is lavish yet lighthearted to wear everywhere.
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Pearl and garnet torsade necklace, 'River of Red' (Thailand)
$37.95

The brilliant hues of garnet and the radiance of cultured pearls are showcased on flowing strands of crimson silk. Set with sparkling crystals, Anusara's necklace is lavish yet lighthearted enough to wear everywhere.
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Pearl and peridot torsade necklace, 'River of Green' (Thailand)
$36.49

The lime green hues of peridot and the radiance of cultured pearls are showcased on flowing strands of olive silk. Set with sparkling crystals, Anusara's necklace is lavish yet lighthearted enough to wear everywhere.
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Pearl and rose quartz torsade necklace, 'Spring Flowers' (Thailand)
$122.99

Lavish and lovely, this necklace radiates the colors of spring flowers. Matta combines strands of cultured pearls in white, gold, pink and violet, adding the natural allure of peridot, rose quartz, citrine and aventurine. Sterling silver settings bri
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Pearl torsade necklace, 'Sunset Sea' (Thailand)
$117.99

Lavish and lovely, this necklace radiates the soft colors of sunset. Matta combines strands of cultured pearls in white, pink and gold. Sterling silver settings bring a pristine gleam to an exquisite design. .925 Sterling silver
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Turquoise torsade necklace, 'Three Paths' (Mexico)
$417.99

Oscar Figueroa's Tres Vias collection is distinguished and ephemeral. Meaning "Three Paths," the necklace features three strings that alternate sterling silver and turquoise pebbles. For this design, Figueroa opts to keep turquoise in its natural for
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Wood torsade necklace, 'Pink Duality' (Thailand)
$21.99

In light and dark pink, this torsade necklace is by Sumalee Nawakul. She crafts the necklace by hand with dyed wood beads of littleleaf boxwood, creating 10 hand-knotted strands that twist into a necklace that can fasten at two different lengths.
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Wood torsade necklace, 'Sukhothai Belle' (Thailand)
$19.99

In rich brown, this torsade necklace is by Sumalee Nawakul. She crafts the necklace by hand with beads of littleleaf boxwood, creating 10 hand-knotted strands that twist into a necklace that can fasten at two different lengths.
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