30-31 recycled glass beads, cherry red


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12 inches strand, 30-31 beads. The measure approx. 10 × 10 mm. with a 2-3 mm hole. The approx.net weight is 60 grams.

Recycled glass are made by crushing old glass (from old bottles, windows, etc) in powder, which is then heated and poured int clay molds. A leaf stem (cassava) is used s a hole. As the beads are oven backed, the glass fuses and the stem burn away.
The bead making technique has been used in Africa for centuries.
It results in a beautiful rough, primitive appearance with a texture similar to sea glass.

Additional information

Weight 70 g


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