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    Recycled Glass Beads Lot Recycled Glass Beads Lot

    Lot #2

    $66.00
    New! A Funky Frog Lot is a collection of orphans or near orphans beads...  This Lot #2  is 10 strands of terracotta and red hues of Recycled Glass Beads in various sizes and shapes.  You will receive all the strands in the image.
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    Blue Recycled Glass Beads Blue Recycled Glass Beads

    Lot #1

    $66.00
    New! A Funky Frog Lot is a collection of orphans or near orphans beads...  This Lot #1 is 11 strands of different hues of blue Recycled Glass Beads in various sizes and shapes.  You will receive all the strands in the image.
  • Horn Beads Horn Beads
    A strand of jumbo Horn Beads from Togo. Beads measure approximately from the smallest 11 mm to the largest 34 mm. You will receive  45 beads on a  34" strand. These beads were traded and imported directly from a trader in Africa.
  • Horn Bone Beads Horn Bone Beads
    An unusually large strand of jumbo Horn Beads from Togo. Graduated strands such as these are hard to find, particularly with such large beads. Beads measure approximately from the smallest 12x14 mm to the largest 40x36 mm. You will receive  41 beads on a  36" strand. These beads were traded and imported directly from a trader in Africa.
  • Vintage Snake Beads Vintage Snake Beads

    Snake Beads

    $35.00$70.00
    Colourful Vintage Glass Snake Beads … interlocking Czech glass beads are called Snake trade beads mainly because of its similarity to the snake vertebrae. The beads date back from the early 1900s. These beads were traded and imported directly from a Trader in Ghana, W.Africa #1 2 strands of Vintage Snake Beads in various colours and sizes. You would receive 2 strands shown while quantities last. #2 A strand of colourful Vintage Snake Beads strung on raffia 24″ long. Beads are around 5 mm with a few tiny 3 mm beads. #3  A strand of colourful Vintage Snake Beads with some Czech Button Beads strung on raffia 24″ long. Beads are around 8mm.
  • African Moroccan Amber Beads African Moroccan Amber Beads
    35 gorgeous Moroccan African Amber Beads measuring from the smallest at 20 mm to the largest which is 26 mm with Mali Prayer Beads as spacer beads. The Mali Prayer beads are dark Ebony wood with silver inlay. These beads are traded directly from a Trader in Ghana.
  • African Amber Beads African Amber Beads
    25 gorgeous Africab Amber Beads measuring about 37x23 mm. These Amber coloured beads are traded directly from a Trader in Ghana.
  • African Amber Beads African Amber Beads
    52 gorgeous Moroccan Amber Beads measuring about 20-25 mm. These Amber coloured beads are traded directly from a Trader in Ghana.
  • Red, White and Blue Vintage Chevron Beads Red, White and Blue Vintage Chevron Beads
    A strand of 50 vintage red and blue Chevron Beads on string 32" long. There are 4 strands with slight variations to choose from. 'Chevron beads are special glass beads; the first specimens of this type were created by glass bead makers in Venice and Murano, Italy, toward the end of the 14th century.' Wikipedia  
  • Batik Bone Tubular Beads Batik Bone Tubular Beads
    A strand of about 25 tubular Batik Bone Beads from Kenya strung on raffia 26" long. These beads have a bold geometric design and shape that will give any necklace an eye catching tribal feel. Each bead is approx.25x8 mm. These beads are handmade so will have variations in colour, design and size.
  • African Amber Disk Beads African Amber Disk Beads

    African Amber Disk

    $12.00$160.00
    Gorgeous African Amber Disk Beads measuring about 6x25 mm. These Amber or Tangerine coloured disk beads are available in a strand with 80 beads or 6 beads.
  • Fused Recycled Glass Disk Beads Fused Recycled Glass Disk Beads
    A strand of about 108 gorgeous Rainbow Fused Recycled Glass Lifesaver beads on string 18" long. These recycled beads were bought directly from a Trader in Ghana where the artisans hand make the beads in the labor intensive method of their ancestors from crushing glass to baking the final product in wood ovens. These beads are made by recycling previously used beads. The beads are melted together in a clay oven to make this beautiful mosaic of colors. Each bead is approx. 10 mm.      
  • Looking Back Pendant Looking Back Pendant

    Looking Back Pendant

    $4.00$18.00
    The Adinkra  symbol Sankofa is  a mythical bird with its feet firmly planted forward with its head turned backwards. Sankofa is an African word from the Akan tribe in Ghana.  The literal translation of the word and the symbol is it is not taboo to fetch what is at risk of being left behind.”  The Akan believe the past serves as a guide for planning the future. To the Akan, it is this wisdom in learning from the past which ensures a strong future. These are a variety of the Sankofa as pendants found in the Bead Markets of Ghana, W.Africa during Funky Frog's many Bead Hunts over the years.  
  • Elephant Pendant Elephant Pendant
    Beautiful Lost Wax Brass Elephant Pendants.... handmade for Funky Frog by the Kokofrom guys in Kumasi. When you think of Africa you think of Elephants! "Elephants are highly intelligent animals with complex emotions, feelings, compassion and self-awareness (elephants are one of very few species to recognize themselves in a mirror!). The gestation period of an elephant is 22 months. That's almost 2 years, the longest pregnancy of any mammal! And they are the largest land animal on earth!" (Thanks, Google) These elephants have a quirky naive quality to them ...
  • Filligree Bird Pendant Necklace Filligree Bird Pendant
    Due to popular demand we had these Filligree Birds handmade by the Kokofrom Gang in Kumasi so we could have them back in stock. The birds are quite quirky and have a naive quality. They  are 2 1/2" long... Need an idea how to use them? Check out Funky Frog's Bird necklace in the second photo! Ghana is famous for  Lost Wax Brass beads.... The process these metal smiths are using is the same as their ancestors... back then it was gold now it is any metal they can get their hands on!! If you would like to see the intricate process check out the blog here ...    
  • Mali Clay Beads Mali Clay Beads

    27 mm Mali Clay Beads

    $3.00$65.00
    Clay bicone beads from Mali  with a white geometric design and a rough earthy finish. The beads range from 27 mm. These beads are handmade and therefore each string or bead  is slightly different from the others with a variation in the geometric design. A strand of 21 Mali Clay Beads strung on string / $65 One Mali Clay Bead / $ 3.00
  • African Green Agate Beads African Green Agate Beads
    A strand of African Agate Beads strung on fishing wire about 26" long. The beads are a variation of rich verdant green. There are 4 varying strands and they are numbered in the second image. You will receive the strand shown in the photos.
  • Handpainted Recycled Glass Beads Handpainted Recycled Glass Beads
    A strand of colourful Handpainted Recycled Glass Beads strung on string 26" long. These beads vary in size, design and colour. The shape is tubular. This strand would make a fabulous necklace as is or broken up would brighten up any project. Definitely one of my favourites!!  The bead is also sustainable as it is made of crushed glass bottles ground to a fine powder. Each bead is then handpainted. A little work of art!!
  • Jumbo African Amber Beads Jumbo African Amber Beads
    A strand of 71 colourful graduated African Amber Beads strung on raffia 51" long in a rainbow of colours. The largest bead is jumbo sized at 29x49 mm and the smallest is 8x14 mm. This is definitely a collector's item or broken up will supply lots of colour for a special project.
  • Mali Ebony Wood Beads with Brass and Copper Inlay
    A strand of  Ebony Wood football shaped  beads with copper and brass inlay strung on string 32" long. Each strand includes approximately 25 high-quality, handmade beads, each measuring approximately 16x30 mm. These beads would make a unique addition to a special project. The beads are handmade so will vary in size, shape and colour. There is an option of breaking a strand and each bead would be about $3.20. If you would like just one bead or several beads please contact us and we could make an arrangement.
  • Square Red African Amber Beads Square Red African Amber Beads
    A strand of 39 Red Square African Amber Beads strung on raffia 40" long. These beads are handmade so will vary in size and colour. The beads are about 18x20 mm. These gorgeous beads would make an amazing focal point. If you would be interested in having just several beads the strand can be broken up. Each bead would be $3.60. Please contact us if you are interested in doing this.
  • Mali Ebony Wood Beads with Brass and Copper Inlay Mali Ebony Wood Beads with Brass and Copper Inlay
    A strand of  jumbo Ebony Wood round beads with copper and brass inlay strung on string 30" long. Each strand includes approximately 25 high-quality, handmade beads, each measuring approximately 27-33 x 27-33mm. These beads would make a unique addition to a special project. There is an option of breaking a strand and each bead would be about $3.60. If you would like just one bead or several beads please contact us and we could make an arrangement.
  • Square Honey African Amber Beads Square Honey African Amber Beads
    A strand of 40 Honey Square African Amber Beads strung on raffia 40" long. These beads are handmade so will vary in size and colour. The beads are about 16x19x20 mm. These gorgeous beads would make an amazing focal point. If you would be interested in having just several beads the strand can be broken up. Each bead would be $3.60. Please contact us if you are interested in doing this.
  • Mixed Trade Beads Mixed Trade Beads
    A strand of mixed Trade Beads for that person who loves African Beads.  Each strand is unique and strung on raffia 26" long. You will receive a strand from the assortment. If you are picky please contact me and we can discuss it!

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