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Trollbeads Earth Bead

Trollbeads

Trollbeads Earth Bead

$ 46.00

A tribute to our beautiful, wild and magnificent earth, and to all the creatures inhabiting it.
  • Item No.: TGLBE-20048
  • Weight: 1.95 g
  • Main Material: Glass
Designer: Corrine Jarvis
Corinne designed the Earth bead for Trollbeads more than 10 years ago. Today she is a mother and Speech Language Pathologist. She is self taught and has never had a lesson making beads. All of Corinne's beads reflect her love for nature and the natural world.
The Story
The story of Trollbeads began in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1976, when Soren “Silversmith” Nielsen created the first Trollbead, Faces. The sterling silver bead, faces, is named for the no less than 6 faces that decorate it. Soren “Silversmith” Nielsen sold the Faces Bead from his father Svend Nielsen’s jewelry shop in Central Copenhagen. The trending fashion at the time of Trollbeads creation was to wear a single silver bead on a leather cord necklace. Instead of hanging the bead from an eyelet, Nielsen placed an opening through the center of the bead. Later his sister, Lise Aagaard, began to place the beads on silver bracelets. 

Lise Aagaard, the founder of Trollbeads, went on to open her own jewelry store. One day a customer asked to place more than one bead on her bracelet. The storekeeper was surprised, but added another bead to the customer’s bracelet. This is how the bead-on-bracelet jewelry concept was born. 

From the suggestion of one customer the Trollbeads brand and adventure was created. In cooperation with customers and with their wishes in mind, the collection grew. Today Trollbeads can be found in over 400 cities worldwide.

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