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Recycled Glass Bead Green Large

  • $103.00

Story behind the product ~ African recycled glass beads are made by members of the Krobo Tribe which is located in Ghana, Africa. These African beads are created by compressing recycled glass into a dry grain, and heating the grain so that the pieces form together. The recycled glass is crushed into a porcelain cast. The stem of a cassava leaf is used to make the hole. It is baked in a furnace causing the glass to melt together and cassava stem to burn. This technique has been used in Africa for centuries to make recycled glass beads.

Each strand is different from the next. Image is a representation of the item and colour appear slightly different between on screen and the actual physical product.

Country of origin ~ Ghana

Materials ~ Recycled glass.

Dimensions ~ Bead 30mm | Necklace 35cm Length

All measurements are approximate.

This piece has been intricately created by hand. If there are small flaws it is a sign and proof of human touch, making each and every piece unique with tiny little differences.