Our gorgeous Glass Bead earrings are made from recycled glass by our amazing Fair Trade artistan partners in Ghana. Their simple yet elegant presence carries a story, as it's elements require time and extreme detail to create. Available in several color variations and each pair is truly one-of-a-kind.
Measures approximately 1.5" long.
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Crushed Glass Beads: recycled glass in various colors is crushed and pulverized - then poured into a clay mold, using a cassava stem for the bead's hole. The mold is placed in a furnace and heated until the glass particles congeal without actually melting and the stem burns out. The Ghanaians have been making beads in this manner since the 1600s.