Fully adjustable from 13 inches to 30 inches, the Irena is a versatile layering necklace that goes from choker to long necklace. The necklace slides open easily and can be made shorter again by pulling the ends in opposite directions, the clasp is pinched just right to make it stay where you want. Made of glass and brass beads on colorful nylon cord the Irena is completed with solid brass finishings.
The Irena Choker is a part of our Femina collection, which celebrates simple, modern forms and natural materials. Based on striking neutrals, intentional strokes of color punctuate the collection. Each piece is named after an influential and inspiring woman, who has made a tremendous impact on the world.
The Irena choker is named after Irena Sendler, Polish nurse and humanitarian. During World War II, Irena was the head of the children’s section of Zegota, the Polish Council to Aid Jews. Irena smuggled over 2,500 Jewish children away from Nazi-occupied Europe, saving more lives than any other individual during the Holocaust.
total length: 13 in. to 30 in. (adjustable)
Brass will tarnish with time and exposure to the elements, but may be polished to restore shine. Jewelry should be removed before swimming or showering to help maintain condition.