These glass beads are made to resemble the color and look of natural sea coral. Coral beads have are highly sought after by the Yoruba people of Nigeria and over the ages various beads have been developed to satisfy this need. Likely made using powder glass techniques, these vintage beads are varied in color and shape. The strand measures approximately 27" in length. May be used for home decor or restrung as a statement piece. The large variety of sizes and shapes in the strand would also be great for making your own unique creations. You will receive the exact strand pictured.