Krobo tribes-people are world-reknown for the beautiful recycled glass beads they create using a process developed by their forebears. The artists gather old, broken, and unutilized pieces of glass and crush with stones into a powder that can be shaped in bead molds designed for this purpose. Once heated inside a clay bead mold, the glass melts into a single piece of glass that solidifies at room temperature. The production these recycled glass beads is most common in Ghana where is both good for the local economy, friendly to the environment, and a testament to an ancient bead making tradition that is both beautiful and historic at the same time.
The Large Recycled Aqua Sea Glass Bead Necklace is approx. is approx. 26" long but since they are handmade size and color varies and occasionally beads crack due to their travels from Ghana to the United States | Fair Trade