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Ghana Glass Beads Necklace - Clear (84.1)


African recycled glass beads are made by members of the Krobo people which is located in Ghana. These beads are created by compressing glass into a dry grain, and heating the grain so that the pieces form together. The recycled glass is rushed 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.

They each represent a historical culture and used for special ceremonies.  

Beautifully styled on a stand included or you can hang it over a bowl and also wear it.  

Size:-  30cm each bead approx 3cm 

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