Grooved Salmon Chestnut: Hand Carved Bone Beads, 10x8mm, 27 piecesWoman Shops World
Approx. Bead Size: 10x8mm
Approx. Hole Size: 2mm
Approx. Number of Beads: 27
Strand Length: 8"
Color: Burnt Orange & Black
These beautiful Salmon Burnt Orange colored, hand carved beads have a great natural feel to them; they are perfect for making earthy-girl and yoga-inspired jewelry. Made in India, from cow bone that has been stained salmon and then carved to create the melon pattern.
These have a nice slightly-larger hole on them (approximately 2mm), so they would work on smaller cord or twine.
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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