A strand of 42 size 5 (15 mm) Bodom Recycled Glass Beads on string 23″ long. This strand is a taupe with brown flecks giving the beads an earth feel. The beads are polished and have a smooth, velvety texture. Ghana is famous for these recycled beads made from recycled glass bottles.
These recycled beads were bought directly from the small factory in Accra, 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. The Bead Designer of these beads creates beautiful, very contemporary recycled glass beads.