African Bone Beads (10) , Polka Dot Beads, Black and White Ethnic Beads (S25)

  • $9.00


This listing is for 10 African Batik Bone beads, also known as Mudcloth beads.
This beautiful beads were made in Kenya.


Mudcloth beads are made of bone.
In order to make a certain design, wax is poured onto the bead.
To create this interesting contrast, vegetable dye is used to darken the rest of the bead's surface.
After the dye gets completely dry the wax is removed and the result is this black-brown white pattern you see on this beads.
The design of the beads is reminding of the African fabric bogolanfini, and that's where the name Mudcloth beads came from.

Please keep in mind that each bead was entirely hand made and made of natural materials.
the beads are not 100% identical in shape, size and pattern.
Expect some normal imperfections.

The beads length is approx.. 19-24 / 0.74x0.94 inch
They are approx.19-24 mm wide / 0.74- 0.94 inch
Beading holes are approx 1.5-2.5 mm

You will receive 10 BEADS.

Actual colors may slightly vary from the color on your screen due to monitor color restrictions

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