These are African sandcast glass tube beads in the Akoso style. These antique beads were made in Ghana many years ago from pulverized glass. The beads are a golden yellow with accents of rust and green. The glass colors are poured into a clay mold to create the tube beads. They are strung in the traditional way on raffia.
These are lovely colors and will add a wonderful ethnic look to your jewelry. The Ghananians have been making beads in this manner since the 1600s.
- Length: 26 inches long
- Bead Size: Average 12 x 10mm