Coconut Shell Jewelry

Coconut shell jewelry

Jewelry has always been an essential part of cultures since ancient times. Ample variety of jewelry is worn by women all over the world and is a superlative item for their essentials. Jewelry serves several purposes whether it has to be "cherry on the top" for out casual or formal outfits or to be gifted on special occasions, they are deeply significant to us. Be it necklaces, bracelets or earrings, jewelry is an excellent choice for expression. One of the signature pieces of jewelry famous for its uniqueness is coconut jewelry and is well adorned because of its appealing outlook.

Origin

Indigenous people make coconut jewelry for generations around the world. Coconut jewelry has its origins in the people living in the coasts of South America and rainforests. People living in those areas made use of coconut for making jewelry pieces initially and gained much appreciation. Since then, it has been considered the most adorned and unique piece to be a must-have in your accessories. We offer some amazing articles of coconut jewelry at affordable ranges.

Variety

Since the popularity of coconut jewelry, a vast range of designs, styles, and colors we have experimented with coconut shells to be carved into jewelry pieces. Among different types of coconut, palm nuts are commonly used in the production of earrings and necklaces, etc. The famous palm nuts used for jewelry making purpose are the Dende, the Pati, and the Piasava and is related to the vegetable ivory or the Tagua nut of Africa.

Diversity and uniqueness

Each of the palm nuts has their uniqueness. The Dende coconut exhibits a fascinating deep brown color complemented by streaks in light beige and is closely comparable to Licuri palm nut. The Pati coconut never displays one solid color and displays most variation in color that ranges from light beige to dark brown shade. Hints of light brown and reds are observed in Pati rings that add to its stunning appearance. The largest coconut to be used in jewelry making is Piasava coconut with its alluring hazel-brown colored shell which allows the manufacturing of larger hoops. Piassava rings often change color to rich camel brown after being worn for weeks. When young, Dende coconut shells are also found in white color. The diverse features of each type of coconut shell make the pieces of jewelry more appealing and enchanting.

The making

Coconut shells can be classified as a hardwood. It requires a particular type of material to carve it into jewelry pieces and is one of the toughest jobs to do. We have different types of latest machines or robots to give shape to the coconut shell. Each high-quality range of coconut shell jewelry has a unique design and is mostly light-weighted. To meet various fashion needs, coconut shell jewelry is offered in a variety of cuts and shapes.

Suitability

Due to its organic nature, coconut jewelry is suitable for the majority of people as sensitive skin type people can easily wear it. Other materials used in making this jewelry are also great organic material and are mixed into coconut jewelry line such as rain forest seeds. Because of the metal-free nature of this jewelry, it is great for people having metal allergies.

Innovation

With its fast spreading popularity, many innovations have been made in their designs and colors to make it suitable for different age groups. We have  Various kinds of coconut shell rings, earrings, bracelets, and necklaces are available to suit your demand. It is also enchanted and made alluring by the use of beads and other embellishments. You can also choose a painted variety of coconut jewelry that are durable pieces of adornment and requires low-maintenance.

Maintenance

To take proper care of these delicate ornament pieces, it's always a good idea to consider some points:

  • It’s better to simply wipe it with soft wet clothe instead of using abrasive materials.
  • Use of chemicals or water should be avoided as it will cause drying out and it would possibly crack.
  • To prevent it from drying out, use some mild coconut or vegetable oil.
  • Never soak it in water or any chemical as it will dry out and swell consequently.
  • Try to put the least pressure as coconut shells cannot resist huge amount of pressure and should be handled gently.