The Great Barrier Reef Necklace
Sustainably & Ethically Handmade
The Great Barrier Reef Necklace is handmade by artisans using glass and 24K gold plated beads with 14K gold plated clasp and fittings. The extension chain with our Leopard logo are both gold plated.
The necklace measures 41 cm (16 inches) with a 5 cm (2 inch) extension chain with a total length of up to 46 cm (21 inches).
Shipments are processed within 2 business days. Options for shipping domestically and internationally are shown at checkout and all shipments are tracked and your tracking number will be sent by email confirming posting of your order.
Gift packaging - A Gift that gives back
Every band comes in its own drawstring fabric pouch together with a planting certificate for your 10 trees. You address your certificate personally (by hand) which explains how your trees combat global warming to help people and animals alike. There is also a gift card on which you can write a personal message, the back of which tells you all about The Great Barrier Reef and why it is disappearing before our eyes.
Coral reefs are the rainforests of the seas and Australia's Great Barrier Reef is the Amazon of the Seas. Over 2,300 kms long, it is the largest living thing on earth and home to 600 species of coral, 6 species of turtles, 215 species of birds, 17 species of sea snakes and more than 1,500 species of fish. Like the Amazon it is being destroyed by a combination of of human beings and global warming with over a third of it's coral now destroyed.
Three-quarters of the world’s coral species can be found on the Reef thriving on a massive colony of tiny polyps, trillions of living creatures we collectively call coral which also absorb CO2 from the atmosphere. Rising sea temperatures are bleaching (killing the coral) rather like cutting down trees, and destroying this marine habitat and the animals with it including the Phytoplankton, the small animals which absorb more than half the world's carbon dioxide and produce more than half its oxygen. Humans are as dependent on Reef as the animals that live there, so the Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest marine rainforest.
See - https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/22/world/australia/unesco-great-barrier-reef-danger.html
Planting Trees to highlight the WWF's Report published today that wildlife populations have dropped by 69% since 1970!