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Glass Beads | Jade - Uniqwa Collections wholesale furniture suppliers for interior designers australia
Glass Beads | Jade - Uniqwa Collections wholesale furniture suppliers for interior designers australia
Glass Beads | Jade - Uniqwa Collections wholesale furniture suppliers for interior designers australia
Glass Beads | Jade - Uniqwa Collections wholesale furniture suppliers for interior designers australia
Glass Beads | Jade - Uniqwa Collections wholesale furniture suppliers for interior designers australia
Glass Beads | Jade - Uniqwa Collections wholesale furniture suppliers for interior designers australia
Glass Beads | Jade - Uniqwa Collections wholesale furniture suppliers for interior designers australia
Glass Beads | Jade - Uniqwa Collections wholesale furniture suppliers for interior designers australia
Glass Beads | Jade - Uniqwa Collections wholesale furniture suppliers for interior designers australia
Glass Beads | Jade - Uniqwa Collections wholesale furniture suppliers for interior designers australia
Glass Beads | Jade - Uniqwa Collections wholesale furniture suppliers for interior designers australia
Glass Beads | Jade - Uniqwa Collections wholesale furniture suppliers for interior designers australia
$149.00

Glass Beads | Jade

AM-08

RRP incl. GST | Trade price excl. GST


Recycled glass beads made using century-old techniques by Krobo tribe members in Ghana, Africa. Includes stand.

tradition handed down by tribe forefathers who cherished and valued the bead - both as a symbol of wealth and as a trade item. 

These African beads are created by compressing recycled glass into a dry grain and heating the grain. The recycled glass is then rushed into a porcelain cast and baked in a furnace over cassava stem fire, causing the glass to melt together. Once the glass bead has set, a cassava leaf steam is used to make the hole. 

The bead plays an important role in the cultural life in Krobo tribe society, be it in rituals of birth, coming of age, marriage, or death.

Necklace length: 84cm

Bead size: 4-4.5cm diameter 

Stand height: 46cm

Please note, artisan crafted and due to its handmade nature no two alike. Variations are likely and celebrated.  

Uniqwa trade clients can order this product via email to orders@uniqwacollections.com.au or call our team on 07 5596 0884

General Public can purchase Uniqwa Collections through authorised design professionals and in selected furniture & home decor retailers Australia wide, internationally and online.

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Enquiries from outside Australia, please call +61 7 5596 0884 or email international@uniqwafurniture.com.au

Every Uniqwa piece has a story… 

Our range is largely individually, hand-made pieces. As the majority of our products are made from natural materials, elements such as texture, colour and pattern may vary piece to piece.

Reclaimed timbers, naturally weathered materials and off-cuts otherwise discarded are frequently part of Uniqwa design features. Over time, natural splitting, cracking and loss of natural oils may occur and form part of the characteristics and beauty of Uniqwa products. These are not viewed as imperfections or faults, rather part of the natural life and beauty of timber. 

We believe the use of natural materials and hand-crafted elements result in a testament to the unique qualities found in materials originating from nature.