GA201: Antique Mali Clay Beads 2-4mm 30-32 Inch Strand 1 String
With their rich, earthy terra cotta and brown tones, these tiny 3mm Mali Clay Beads are extremely versatile for 'nature' and 'eco' inspired projects. Each strand measures approximately 30 inches and contains about 250 beads. Native to Mali; these delightful Clay Beads are sourced in abundance, and may be up to 500 years old! Mali Clay Beads are the versatile addition to your beading supplies, because they are: Made from clay; a completely natural mineral. Authentic and sourced direct from Mali. Small enough to use as spacers, or weaving beads. Gently textured, with a handmade free-form appeal. History of Mali Clay Beads: Mali Clay Beads present a somewhat baffling history, since it is nigh on impossible to ascertain their date of production. Archaeological digs within Mali, have unearthed great stashes of these beads, determining them to be at least 500 years old.