These are such a perfectly pastel buttercup yellow. These fabulous beads are made in Africa from Vulcanite, a material that was used to make vinyl records. They are known as Vinyl Record Beads, since they are made from the same material. Natively, they are called "jigida beads," which is a really fun name to say!
These beads hail from Mali, where women wear them around their waist, to help them hold their shape. Beads are 10x.5mm thick. Many of this style of bead are vintage, but these are newer strands. This is such a great shade of yellow- it will add the perfect amount of zest to any of your jewelry creations. So bright and cheery! There are HUNDREDS of beads on this 32"+/- strand.
So perfect with the current TRIBAL and NEON fashion trends. These are strung into a loop, which is how they are traditionally sold in Africa.
I have lots of other sizes and color combinations- please visit my other listings: http://www.etsy.com/shop/WomanShopsWorld?section_id=8093383
If you are interested in quantity pricing or wholesale, please convo me. I have lots of different colors and sizes!
**As many of my products come from Nepal, a portion of my proceeds will be donated to the Unicef and Americares Nepali relief efforts. **
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