Mactan Stone with Abalone Shell Inlay, Figure 8, Flat, Smooth, Natural Fossil Stone, Unique Statement Bead, 18x36mm, Large, 1pc - ID 1365

$5.75

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Item details

Dimensions

Bead size: 36 Millimeters

Material

Pearl & shell

Mactan stone shell inlaid beads are a Beads and Honey exclusive!

Mactan stone is beautiful stone that comes from Mactan Island in the Philippines. It is similar to limestone in that you'll find small fossils or impressions of tiny sea skeletons embedded in the stone. When carved into beads, this gives each bead a unique pattern. Mactan stone is hard, but a delicate material, because of the inclusions. Careful skill goes into creating each bead.

The beautiful off white color is a perfect neutral. Against this backdrop, you'll find a decorative inlay of natural multi colored paua or abalone shell. There is one on each side of the bead adding colorful flash. The inlay is a natural material which is hand-set, so please allow for some variation. This just adds to the rustic, but elegant charm of these organic beads.

These particular beads were designed by artisans and handcrafted in the Philippines, exclusively for Beads and Honey, coming to you from a family that has 30 years of expertise in making unique wood and artisan beads. Each bead is cut and polished in their backyard shop. They are artisans of integrity who take great pride in their craftsmanship, so I'm excited to be able to share these with you.

Mactan stone beads are unique, and perfect for one of kind jewelry designs. They have a nice weight, similar to a gemstone bead, and are smooth with a nice polish. Try pairing them with semiprecious stones, shell, bone, and other natural materials. The neutral and multi colored palette will look great with nearly any metal. Come on, let's make something beautiful!

Like these beads? More may be available. Just check the links below.

MATERIALS:
Mactan stone and abalone shell (aka paua shell); natural

SIZE:
Figure 8, approximately 18x36mm. Hole size is about 1mm.

QUANTITY:
This listing is for 1 bead. Please convo me or check the links below for a different quantity.

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DELIVERY
Your beads will be labeled and packaged just for you in my crystal clear Beads and Honey signature packaging. Everything will be secured in a bubble mailer and shipped to you via US Postal Service First Class Mail. Domestic US shipments will include delivery confirmation. If you would like to receive your items via Priority, Express, Registered, or Insured Mail, please convo me.

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We do take requests for custom orders! Please convo me for more information and provide as much detail as possible. Custom orders may take several weeks to process. In general, custom items may not be returned, with the exception of damage upon receipt which prevents the beads from being used.
Our wood beads are handmade by gifted artisans using wood native to the Philippines. The beads are not dyed or painted. Most of the beads are finished with a light wax polish which is buffed off. The polish helps to protect the wood and give it a nice sheen.

Wood may darken with age as exposed to the natural oils from the skin. And, wood swells and contracts with exposure to moisture, so please take care not to expose your wood beads to large amounts of water. This can cause the wood to split or crack.

To clean or polish your wood beads, use a soft cotton cloth to slowly rub the beads. This will brighten them up in no time!

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Your beads will be labeled, packaged in my crystal clear Beads and Honey signature packaging, and secured in a bubble mailer.

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Items are stored in and shipped from a smoke-free environment.

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Orders will ship via USPS first class mail and take from 2-6 weeks. International Priority mail upgrades (6-10 business days, not guaranteed) are available during checkout.

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My goal is for every transaction to meet your highest expectations. I do my best to describe everything accurately, and with full known disclosure. Feel free to convo me if you have any questions about anything. But, if you are not happy with your purchase, for any reason, please contact me, within fourteen (14) days of receipt and I will do my best to make it right!

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