Two bracelet sized strands of about 11 hand painted Recycled Glass Beads on each strand which are strung on string 10″ long. The beads are about 21x9mm and are a white with red and black hand painted designs .
These recycled glass beads were handcrafted in Ghana, Africa by crushing old, discarded glass, adding colorant and then pouring the powder into clay molds. The stem of a local plant is added, this burns away during firing, leaving a hole for stringing. The beads are fired in a wood burning earthen oven. The beads are then hand painted and then refired.
If you would like to read more about this and see photos please check out the blog: Recycled Glass Beads … Ghana is famous for this type of bead.