The process for making recycled glass beads is multi-step. The major parts of this process are crushing glass into small pieces that can then be put into custom-made clay molds. A cassava stem is placed in the center of the mold before heating in a kiln in order to permit a hole in the finished bead product. The Krobo tribe of Ghana is known for the quality and beauty of its recycled glass beads. The actual methods to make these African beads is actually based on a tradition that is at least a few hundred years old and by re-using glass is kinder to the environment. Get this beautiful strand of brown recycled glass beads before they're gone!