Pretty in Purple: Hand Cut Olive Wood, 6.5mm, 60+ pcs

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These beautiful purple handmade beads are made from cured Olive Wood, which is a beautiful natural light weight wood. Hailing from Afghanistan, Olive Wood is a common type of bead used to make Malas. Normally you will find brown laminated Olive Wood; these beads are exemplary because each bead on these strands is cut and turned by hand from a solid piece of wood, so they have a consistent look and a great natural feel.

These strands have been dyed a lovely shade of amethyst purple, using all natural dyes. These beads have some variations in color, featuring some lighter and darker purple shades. They are color-fast. These beads would make beautiful spacers in earthy-girl jewelry.

15.5+/-" long strand, individual Olive Wood beads measure approximately 6.5x6mm each. Hole measures approximately 1mm, so they are perfect for smaller elastic / bracelet projects.

There are approximately 60 beads per strand.



**As many of my products come from Nepal, a portion of my proceeds will be donated to the Unicef and Americares Nepali relief efforts. **