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Light Grey Ashanti Glass Disk Beads (14mm)

Original price $12.00 - Original price $12.00
Original price $12.00
$12.00
$12.00 - $12.00
Current price $12.00
Approx. 140 beads |
3mm Hole |
28 inches Strand Length
Checkout this beautiful strand of 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 3-4 x 14mm with a hole size of approximately 3mm. You will receive a full strand measuring approximately 28". Available in many colors.

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Checkout this beautiful strand of 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 3-4 x 14mm with a hole size of approximately 3mm. You will receive a full strand measuring approximately 28". Available in many colors.

Specifications

Strand Length 28 inches
Bead Size 3-4 x 14mm
Hole Size 3mm
Number of Beads 140 (approximation)
Found In Ghana
Material Glass
Color Grey
Shape Disk
UPC 739325893102
SKU SND-DSK-GRY-451

Specifications

Strand Length 28 inches
Bead Size 3-4 x 14mm
Hole Size 3mm
Number of Beads 140 (approximation)
Found In Ghana
Material Glass
Color Grey
Shape Disk
UPC 739325893102
SKU SND-DSK-GRY-451