Orange Zest: White Heart African Glass Beads, 8x6mm, 20" strand

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The richness of these beads is so intense. Such a beautiful orange color, perfect for Fall! These beads are called "White Hearts" because they are made of two layers of glass; they have a "white heart" underneath a bright orange outer layer.

This listing is for 1 strand of beads.

The strand is strung in a loop, they way they are traditionally strung in Africa, approximately 24" long (20" of beads with 4" of twisted twine at the top).

Beads measure approximately 8x6mm.

The hole on these measures approximately 1+mm.

White Heart beads have been made in the Czech Republic (Bohemia) for hundreds of years. Like many Czech beads, White Hearts (Cornaline D'Aleppo's) were traded into Africa and became an important part of the African bead trade.

**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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