Blue and Yellow Color Block: 10 & 12mm Vintage African Vinyl Record Beads, 35″ / African Beads, Trade Beads, Vulcanite, Supplies
What a bright and summery strand, featuring bright blues and yellow with a nice block of red vinyl beads. This strand has two different sizes; the blue beads are 10mm and the yellow and red beads are 12mm diameters. It is a cool strand for sure. Please zoom in pictures for more details.
They are made in Africa from a material called Vulcanite, used to make vinyl records and popularly known as vinyl record beads. They are one of my favorite beads, full of colors and history and known in Mali as Jigida beads, commonly used to shape the women’s waist. This vinyl record bead strand is shipped as shown in the pictures, strung in a loop as they’re used and traded in Africa.
Quantity: one strand with hundreds of beads, approx. 35″
Bead Shape: flat and round
Size: 10 & 12mm diameter x 1mm thick
Hole Size: approx. 1mm diameter
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