Recycled powder glass beads handmade Krobo brass Ashanti African trade necklace
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A beautiful necklace handmade from NEW translucent powder glass African beads and NEW Ashanti / Akan brass beads strung on a wax cord.
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 necklace is 22 1/2" ( 57 cm ) long ( of beads ).
The sizes of the glass beads are 13 - 15 mm in diameter.
The size of the long brass bead is app. 26 X 13 mm and round beads are app. 11 mm in diameter.
All beads are 100 % handmade.
YOUR NECKLACE WILL BE IDENTICAL TO THE ONE SHOWN IN THE PHOTOGRAPH ( GIVEN NORMAL VARIATION SINCE THESE BEADS ARE ALL COMPLETELY HANDMADE ).