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9 pieces African Trade Beads, Krobo, Handpainted, Ceramic, Tube Beads

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Beautiful handmade Krobo beads from Ghana. They have been sandcast and handpainted in a wonderful array of bright colors.

qty: 9 pieces
size: 11mm x 12-13mm
hole size: 3mm
shape: tube

★*¨)¸.•*´ How Krobo beads are made:
Glass bottles and other glass items are washed, and sorted by color. They are pounded with a metal mortar and pestle, and then put through a sieve to obtain a very fine powder. Ceramic dyes are applied to create different colored glass powder, then placed in clay bead moulds. The beads are cooked in a traditional kiln made from termite clay. The last step is to take the beads out of the mould, and then wash and polish them by vigorously rubbing them with sand and water on a smooth stone surface.


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Item as described, fast shipping. Thanks.
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9 pieces African Trade Beads, Krobo, Handpainted, Ceramic, Tube Beads

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  • Craft type: Beading, Jewelry making
  • Material: Porcelain & ceramic
  • Drill style: Center drilled
  • Feedback: 323 reviews
  • Favorited by: 60 people
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