New African trade beads Ghana Krobo powder glass beads Ashanti brass lost wax
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A beautiful strand of different NEW powder glass African beads, made by the people of Kroboland / Krobo, IMITATING old Venetian FANCY trade beads and NEW brass beads . The brass beads are made in the Ashanti region ( Kumasi - Ghana , West Africa ) using the Ancient "Lost wax" technique.
A mold is prepared for each bead that is destroyed in order to remove the bead !
For each bead a hand made mold from wax is needed !
The glass beads ( Krobo land - Ghana, West Africa ) are made from bottles and other glass items that are turned into powder, then into molds in order to create this nice looking beads.
The strand is app. 26" ( 66 cm ) long ( of beads ).
The size of the beads is 7 - 15 mm in diameter.
All beads are 100 % handmade.
YOUR STRAND WILL BE IDENTICAL TO THE STRAND SHOWN IN THE PHOTOGRAPH ( GIVEN NORMAL VARIATION SINCE THESE BEADS ARE ALL COMPLETELY HANDMADE ).