Recycled glass beaded torsade necklace, 'Nhyira Glory' (Ghana)

In hues of brown and gleaming gold-tone, beads of recycled glass are strung by hand, creating a beautiful torsade at the center of this necklace from Ghana. Rosina Okae Afful works to convert recycled materials into beautiful pieces of jewelry. Circling the neck with alternating brown and gold-tone beads, this accessory is centered by a single bead of recycled glass. This necklace is named Nhyira, meaning "glory" in Akan.