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This listing is for the 7 large, chunky beads pictured above. They remind me of leaves changing from summer green to autumn brown.

Raku is a fast firing and cooling process whereby glazed pieces are taken out of a kiln when the glaze is molten and placed into sawdust to cool. The result is a distinctive black crackle in the surface of the glaze and smoking of the unlgazed body.


The ceramic beads are individually hand shaped by single moms from a disadvantaged rural community in my hometown near Cape Town, South Africa. I design, glaze and fire the beads in my pottery studio. The last photo is to give you an indication of the size of Earthbutter beads. You can buy the necklace here:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/104219931/african-necklace-ceramic-bead-necklace

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Beads with a difference that make a difference!
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Large focal bead measure approximately 20mm
Other Beads measure approximately 15 - 18mm
1 inch = 25mm

Please ask me about combined shipping rates.

Handmade with love and care in sunny South Africa!
Thanks for visiting,
Desiree

Raku beads, bead set, handmade beads, made in South Africa

Overview

  • Handmade Supply
  • Materials: clay, ceramic, glaze, raku glaze
  • Feedback: 339 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from South Africa
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