The Carmel-by-the-Sea necklaces were created with the utmost care; each bead strung by hand, made with quality materials, and completed with precision. Never following current trend, the Carmel-by-the-Sea necklaces are timeless. They have gone through several levels of approval and testing to insecure their quality. Although the beads are acquired from around the world each necklace is designed and put together here in New England.