Admire these beautiful natural beads referred to amongst African traders as "Hippo teeth." While made of natural shell, these beads are called hippo teeth due to their resemblance to the teeth of a hippopotamus. Each strand is unique, therefore the strand you receive may vary from the photo however it will be similar. Beads range in size and are approximately 31-59 x 15-45mm. Great as an interior decor piece for your home, or incorporated into your unique and creative jewelry designs!