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White Ashanti Glass Saucer Beads (23mm)

Original price $26.00 - Original price $26.00
Original price $26.00
$26.00
$26.00 - $26.00
Current price $26.00
Approx. 94 beads |
3-5mm Hole |
26 inches Strand Length
Checkout this beautiful strand of white color Ashanti glass saucer beads. The process of making these beads is unique to Africa and has been used for over 1000 years. Pulverized glass of various colors is poured into a clay mold, using a cassava stem for the bead's hole. The mold is placed in a furnace and heated until the glass particles congeal without actually melting and the stem burns out. The Ghanaians have been making beads in this manner since the 1600s. Each bead measures approximately 5-7 x 20-23mm. Get yours today!

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Checkout this beautiful strand of white color Ashanti glass saucer beads. The process of making these beads is unique to Africa and has been used for over 1000 years. Pulverized glass of various colors is poured into a clay mold, using a cassava stem for the bead's hole. The mold is placed in a furnace and heated until the glass particles congeal without actually melting and the stem burns out. The Ghanaians have been making beads in this manner since the 1600s. Each bead measures approximately 5-7 x 20-23mm. Get yours today!

Specifications

Strand Length 26 inches
Bead Size 5-7 x 20-23mm
Hole Size 3-5mm
Number of Beads 94 (approximation)
Found In Ghana
Material Glass
Color White
Shape Saucer
UPC 739325915606
SKU SND-SCR-WHT-201

Specifications

Strand Length 26 inches
Bead Size 5-7 x 20-23mm
Hole Size 3-5mm
Number of Beads 94 (approximation)
Found In Ghana
Material Glass
Color White
Shape Saucer
UPC 739325915606
SKU SND-SCR-WHT-201