Old Padre beads come in a number of varieties. In these special white padres, the age of the glass is apparent in the unique imperfections that come with time. Old padre beads such as these are found in Ethiopia, East Africa. Originally European-made, they were traded in Africa the late 1800 early 1900's. Each beads measures approximately 7 x 8mm. Each strand measures approximately 28 inches in length. Get yours today.