These exceptionally large dark aqua-colored recycled glass beads are handmade in Ghana. Large beads such as these are hard to find and even harder to find in good condition. The journey from Africa can sometimes be unkind to such large beads! These beads are sure to make an impression wherever they go. Use them as centerpieces for special jewelry, as adornments for interior design, or even as a wall hanging to decorate your favorite room. You will receive a 32" strand with approximately 23 beads. Recycled glass beads are a type of indigenously produced African bead from Ghana West Africa. These special beads are made using an old method that has been used for centuries. The glass itself is derived from a variety of recycled sources including old beverage and medicine bottles. The procedure for making the beads consists of a number of steps whereby powdered glass is poured into molds of clay and baked in a specialized oven. These beads are produced in large part by the Krobo tribe and are environmentally friendly. Some beads may have chips or internal fractures due to long journey. Shade of aqua may vary slightly from strand to strand.
Non-USA buyers, please note that a heavy-weight surcharge may apply for this item. Please inquire in advance if you would like to pre-confirm this fee.