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Sky Blue Sandcast Seed Beads (3mm)

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Approx. 190 beads |
2mm Hole |
24 inches Strand Length
Checkout this beautiful strand of sky blue sandcast beads from Ghana, West Africa. Beads such as these are often worn as traditional waist 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 x 3mm, with a hole size of approximately 2mm. You will receive one strand measuring approximately 24". There are around 190 beads on each strand. Grab a strand for yourself today!

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Strand Length 24 inches
Bead Size 3 x 3mm
Hole Size 2mm
Number of Beads 190 (approximation)
Found In Ghana
Material Glass
Color Blue
Shape Seed
UPC 739325900206