The jackfruit, also known as jack tree, is a species of tree in the fig, mulberry, and breadfruit family. The fruit is abundant in the forests of Southeast Asia, and makes for affordable and nutritious food. One byproduct of jackfruit are these beautiful jackfruit beads, measuring approximately 6 x 6mm with a hole size of 2mm. Strung on a 16" strand, these beads are made using pruned wood from the plant. Available in a variety of sizes. Lightweight and colorful beads for your next beading project!