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6 Okawa Beads Lentil Shape Ceramic Glazed African Loose

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Title 6 Okawa Beads Lentil Shape Ceramic Glazed African Loose
Type of Object handmade glazed ceramic beads
Made In Namibia
Approximate Age Contemporary
Overall Condition New
Bead Size Approx 11-19 mm p-p. See picture with penny for size comparison (US penny is 19 mm diameter).

Okawa Beads

These vibrant beads are the product of a charming beadmakers' collective in Namibia.  Ladies at the beadmaking shop hand roll and shape delightful beads, pendants, ornaments and more!  After the desired shape is achieved, the ceramic can then be fired in a kiln (the entire camp shares one small kiln) and after cooling they are hand-painted with striking colors and lovely patterns!  These beads are truly contemporary masterpieces of southern Africa and will make a great addition to your next jewelry design!  And a portion of the profits for these beads is sent right back to the collective the beads came from.