Vintage batik bone beads


25 large cow beads from Kenya, vintage beads

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These beautiful bone beads were made in Kenya.
Hand-carved from cow bone, they have an inlaid wooden core.
Number of beads: 25
Bead Size: 23-24 mm diam. x 25-26 mm. (from hole to hole)
Hole Size: 3mm
Weight 290 grams.

Most modern bone beads are made from cow or sheep or camel bones and are a byproduct of the food industry. In Kenya, skilled craftsmen carve and shape recycled bones, then use a wax resist batik process to create African designs.


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Weight 300 g


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