Green Grass: White Heart African Glass Beads, 8mm, 24" strandWoman Shops World
Green White Heart African Glass Beads, 8mm Glass Spacer Beads, Ghana Glass Beads, Ethnic Jewelry Making Supplies, Approx. 100 Green Beads
The richness of these beads is so intense; the white layer underneath makes the green really glow. These beads are called "White Hearts" because they are made of two layers of glass; they have a "white heart" underneath a bright green outer layer.
This listing is for 1 strand of beads. Beads measure approximately 8mm. 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).
Bead Size: 8mm diameter
Length of Strand: 25"
Approximate Number of Beads: 100
Hole Size: 2mm+
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.
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