The beads string comes in 8 inches length with 13/15 beads. They measure approx 12/13 mm.diameter x 16/18 mm., with a 2-3 mm hole that accommodate thicker stringing materials as leather or hemp.
From left: turquoise (sold out), green, black(sold out) and brown.
Pic 2: white and blue (sold out)
Approx. net weight is 45/50 grams.
Please note, these are handmade beads. Part of the beauty is that they are all different and show the beautiful craft in making them. Because of this, every bead is different and special.
Recycled glass beads are made by crushing old glass (from old bottles, windows, etc) into powder, which s then heated and poured into clay molds. A leaf stem (cassava) is used to make a hole. As the beads are oven backed, glass fuses and the stem burn away.
The bead making technique has been used in Africa for centuries. It results in a beautiful, rough, primitive appearance with a texture similar to sea glass.
Looking for affordable handmade African jewelry and curiosity? Please, check out my other shop!
For vintage carvings and African sculptures, please check out my third shop:
For authentic West African waist beads, also custom made, please visit our sister shop:
The proceed from the sale of this item goes to:" The One & Only Cat Sanctuary in Ghana".
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Please note that the tracking on-line for parcel shipped from Ghana is not working at the moment because of technical issues.
I'm located in Ghana, West Africa, there maybe some delays due to various factors, such as customs, weather, holiday, and distance. Normal delivery time is approximately 12-24 business days, sometimes up to 1 month. Thanks!
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minimum purchase 200 $ 10% discount, enter GIFTFORYOU10
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