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Large Glass Bead Strand

These great beads are made by the Krobo people of Ghana, Africa. Powder glass beads are made by crushing glass to a fine powder and heating it so that the particles fuse together. The glass is then poured into clay molds, with a cassava leaf stem used to make the hole. They are baked in an oven and the glass fuses and the cassava stem burns up. This technique has been used in Africa for centuries.

Materials: Glass

Color: Yellow Amber

Bead Size: 18.00 mm

Shipping: In-Store Pickup
*Please Note: As a local, small business, we ship on a case-by-case basis for smaller items such as this, and shipping costs are quoted per request. If you are interested in getting this item shipped to you, please give us a call at 910-793-3995 for an estimate.

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