Admire the detail of these unusual beads fashioned in a round-like shape from the natural shell of the ocean conch. The material for these unique beads is said to have been traded from the Bay of Bengel north towards the Himalayan mountains. No two beads are alike however beads measure approximately 16-18 x 17-19mm with hole size of 2-3mm. Some strands may have up to 3-4 smaller beads. The length of strand measures about 24". Each strand is unique and may vary slightly from photo. Beads may be used in your own special jewelry design however the beads have been nicely strung and the strand may also easily be worn as a necklace.