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Buyer will receive one long strand of beads from the lot in the photos.

Sizes range from 12mm x 9mm to 18mm x 10mm.

Length of Strand: approximately 30 inches

Number of Beads on Strand: approximately 45 to 55 depending on bead size.

Material: Furnace Wound Glass

Color: There are different bright, shiny colors on each of the strands - white, root beer, peach, green, brown, dark green, black....

HANDMADE. No two beads are exactly alike.

Origin: Nigeria - in the village of Bida.

Condition: Most of the beads are in good condition. On some, there are rough, sharp edges. There are a few that are chipped and a few are broken.

Bida beads are traditional and are not easy to come upon.

If you have a preference for a particular strand, please let us know.

Photo enlargement is to depict item detail, not size. Measurements are listed above.

We ship on THURSDAYS.

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Insurance is included in domestic shipping rate.

If you purchase MULTIPLE ITEMS FROM DIFFERENT LISTINGS, we will combine them for the lowest shipping rate. If the shipping rate is higher than what you paid, we will send you a paypal invoice for the difference. Upon receipt of payment, your package will ship out on our next scheduled shipping day. If you want an EXACT SHIPPING QUOTE, please convo us PRIOR to your purchase.

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Long Strand African Glass Beads - 12x9mm to 18x10mm - Coloful Wound Glass - Nigerian Bida Beads


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