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Baby Blue Ashanti Glass Saucer Beads (14mm)

Original price $12.50 - Original price $12.50
Original price $12.50
$12.50
$12.50 - $12.50
Current price $12.50
Approx. 114 beads |
2-3mm Hole |
28 inches Strand Length
Checkout this beautiful strand of baby blue 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 14mm in diameter, with a hole size of approximately 2-3mm. Note this is a longer strand. Great value!

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Specifications

Strand Length 28 inches
Bead Size 4-5 x 13-14mm
Hole Size 2-3mm
Number of Beads 114 (approximation)
Found In Ghana
Material Glass
Color Blue
Shape Saucer
UPC 739325892310
SKU SND-SCR-BLU-419