This necklace embraces and pays tribute to the tribal spirit of West Africa. The amazing pendant made of copper and bronze is an antique African tribal Yoruba Tusk. Made in Nigeria in the early 1900’s by the Yoruba people. The light blue Rondelle glass beads are from Ghana (more information below). The necklace is 22 1/2 inches long.
Recycled glass beads are a type of indigenous produced African bead from Ghana, West Africa. These beautiful blue color recycled beads are made using an old method that has been used for centuries. The glass itself is derived from a variety of recycled sources including old beverage and medicine bottles. The procedure for making the beads consists of a number of steps whereby powdered glass is poured into molds of clay and baked in a specialized oven. These beads are produced in large part by the Krobo tribe and through recycling glass are environmentally friendly.
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