Bead Chest

Decorative Ghanian Recycled Glass Beads

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String of decorative Ghanian recycled glass and decorative beads. These handmade beads are made by the Krobo People of Ghana, Africa in a technique that has been used for centuries. Krobo tribes-people are world renowned for their beautiful, recycled glass beads. 

Powder glass beads are made by recycling glass, crushing it 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. Circumference of string approximately 28 inches. 

Choose from: 

Blue Marine: Beads measure approximately 14 mm each.

Jumbo Clear Aqua: Beads measure approximately 24 mm each.

Charcoal Black: Beads measure approximately 18 mm each.