Akalei is Hawaiian for "bead reflections" which describes our unique necklace lei, hat bands, bracelets, and key chains handcrafted on Maui. We reinterpret traditional Hawaiian Lei using a vast assortment of glass and natural beads, Japanese silk and natural fibers using a wide array of braiding techniques and inspirations from across the globe.
Classic Hawaii Inspired Necklace - 21” (Black/Brown/Cream)
Reminiscent of the beauty found on the Forbidden Island (Ni’iHau) these natural colors blend nicely in this necklace design using black, brown segments with cream highlights. The necklace pictured here measures 20 7/8” (Other Sizes Available”). Hundreds of Japanese seed beads were woven on a marudai stand and finished with a black matte strong magnetic end.
This Black/Brown/Cream Necklace can be made into various lengths (from 10” up to 25”) prices will vary with length or materials used. Please send an email to email@example.com.
Akalei is Hawaiian for "bead reflections" and "string of multicolored glass beads" which describes this unique necklace lei design style available only here on Maui. We specialize in designing a wide range of modern yet familiar Hawaiian Lei for woman, girls, men and boys.
Kumihimo is an ancient Japanese braid making technique that results in beautiful and strong interlaced cords. This art form goes back hundreds of years as braids were made for use in armor of Japanese samurai warriors. In modern times these braids are designed as obijime that are worn as a belt with a kimono.