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✨The Magic is in the Details✨ 
Approx. Bead Size: 8x24mm
Approx. Hole Size: 2.5mm
Approx. Number of Beads: 8
Strand Length: 7.5"
Color: Aqua Blue & Black

Beautifully bright and cheerful, these Aqua Blue hand painted tube shaped beads are made in India, from cow bone (cruelty-free) that has been dyed with a natural, color fast permanent dye. A Black & White Squiggly wave like pattern is painted across the bead.

These have a nice, slightly larger hole on them (approximately 2.5mm), so they would work on smaller leather cord or hemp 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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