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Coral Color Sandcast Cylinder Beads

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Approx. 100 beads |
2mm Hole |
24 inches Strand Length
Checkout this beautiful strand of African sandcast. 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. Beads are measure 8-10mm in diameter. Two strands shown however strands are sold individually.

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Checkout this beautiful strand of African sandcast. 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. Beads are measure 8-10mm in diameter. Two strands shown however strands are sold individually.

Specifications

Strand Length 24 inches
Bead Size 6 x 8-10mm diameter
Hole Size 2mm
Number of Beads 100 (approximation)
Found In Ghana
Material Glass
Color Red
Shape Cylinder
UPC 739325904709
SKU SAND-CYL-RED-22

Specifications

Strand Length 24 inches
Bead Size 6 x 8-10mm diameter
Hole Size 2mm
Number of Beads 100 (approximation)
Found In Ghana
Material Glass
Color Red
Shape Cylinder
UPC 739325904709
SKU SAND-CYL-RED-22
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    Anne T.
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    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    7 years ago
    Coral Color Sandcast Cylinder Beads

    Stunning coral color. I'll be ordering more of these.

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