Such spectacular colors speckled with brown and cream these are such nice long beads. Hand painted 3.5" hairpipe beads are made in India, from cow bone (cruelty-free) that have been stained gorgeous hues with speckles of brown and cream on their surface. It is pretty unusual to find colored beads this long!
Bead Size: Approx. 6x90mm (3.5")
Hole Size: 2+mm
Number of beads: 2
Strand Length: 7"
Color Choices: Purple, Blue, Turquoise, Orange, Pink, Red
Curious to know about the source of the bone?
In India and Nepal, not much is wasted. So instead of just eating the meat of an animal, every part of the animal is used: bones for things like beads, hides/hair for clothing and accessories and talismans, and the meat is consumed.
The making of these beads and pendants provides a livelihood for families in remote villages in Nepal and India, which we are honored to support and share with you.
A portion of all WSW sales will be donated to The Compassion Collective, which works to feed, clothe, shelter, and save our refugee and homeless sisters, brothers, and children in the US and worldwide.
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