Bone Large Fish (Goldfish/Koi) Beads. These large bone fish beads are nicely carved on both sides. Although there is some variation in size, most of these focal beads measure 2" in length. The drilling of the hole is from top to the bottom of the "torso" of the goldfish and with the exit hole on the back side. Antiqued to show the carving detail.
Bone: Large Frog Bead or Pendant These nicely handcarved frog bone beads are drilled top to bottom and would make a great focal point for a necklace. Bead measures 33mm tall and 24mm wide. (25mm~1inch) Sold individually.
Bone: Pair of Bone Fish Beads w/Diagonal Hole These handcarved bone fish beads have diagonal holes as shown in the photo but also have two holes drilled front to back. Nicely carved. You'll get a set of two.
Bone: Antiqued hand-carved bead with 3 faces Package of two Hand-carved bone bead, antique-finish, 22x5mm, sold per package of 2. Superbly detailed, this bone bead has 3 faces and is carved on both sides.
Bone: Carved Bone Face Bead Tubes/Cones These unusual large hole tube beads have handcarved faces on each side. The size and shape of the beads are variable: some are more tube-shaped and others are shaped more like a cone. In addition to the large central hole, these also have holes at the top and bottom of the beads so your stringing options are numerous. We have two basic sizes: The smaller beads measure approximately 26mm long by 12mm wide with 10mm holes. The larger tubes measure approximately 38mm long and 12 mm wide with 9mm holes.
Bone: Carved Butterfly Bone Beads These two-sided beads are drilled top to bottom and have exquisite handcarving and detail. They measure 20mm wide and 15mm tall. They are sold individually.
Bone: Buddhist arhats beads talisman These wonderful carved arhats bead strand have the faces of various Buddhas at the ultimate stage of enlightenment. Great to use as is or to take apart for the fabulous Buddha head beads. With decorative black beads and a Chinese knot, there are 18 arhats plus one guru bead for a total of 19.
Bone: Hand-carved bone female body bead Sold individually This exceptional bone torso bead is finely hand-carved and aged which helps to accentuate the grain of the bone. Nicely detailed, the bone pendant/bead is 3 dimensional with both a front and back. We have a limited quantity of these and don't see a supply of them too often. Note that the new ones that we've received are antiqued a bit darker than that shown. Would make a great start for a mini art doll or pendant.
Bone: Dark bone carved round tabular beads (10) These great accent beads are handcrafted from bone, stained a dark mahoghany and carved with various motifs. The diameter of the beads are approximately as follows: Circles & Stars: 14mm diameter, 3mm high Circles w/lines: 10mm diameter, 3mm high
Bone: Carved Monkey Bone Bead. In honor of the Chinese year of the monkey, we have an unusual carved bone monkey bead. The hole runs from top to bottom and is fairly large. A lot of detail in the carving for a small bead! All of the beads in stock are the same "speak no evil" pose. Sold individually but both front and back of the bead are pictured. Hand carved in China.
Bone: Finely carved skull bone malas. the carving on these skull bone malas is quite nice. Each strand has 108 beads and comes in two sizes: 5x6mm and 7x9mm. These are a really special addition to our ever-growing inventory of skull beads.
Bone: Detailed carved bone skull bead. The detail in these large handcarved white bone skull beads is incredible. Note that this bone has not been aged or smoked and is a creamy white color. Several hanging holes are drilled. Beads measure 32mm long by 15mm wide (remember that 25mm~1 inch!). Made in Indonesia
Bone: Giant bone skull bead. These unique beads are huge! This is by far the largest skull bone beads we've had in stock -- and all are handcarved. Very limited supply. Measures 35mm high and 3mm wide (25mm~1 inch)
Bone: 29mm Bone skull beads. We now have these larger skull beads in sizes ranging from 25mm to 35mm. These are in the middle of our large bone skull beads measuring 29mm tall by 30mm wide. All are handcarved and nicely antiqued. Carved from two pieces of bone but nicely done. The hole is approximately 2mm.
Bone: Beads with ancient writing. We finally have more of the ancient writing bone beads back in stock but these are considerably larger than the last ones that we had previously. These etched bone round slices measure 11-12mm in diameter and are 5mm thick with a 2-3mm hole. Nicely aged. You will get 10 beads.
Bone: Pig/boar bead. These cute white bone pig/boar beads are handcarved and lightly accented with black markings. They are approximately 24mm from the tip of the snout to the top of the tail. There is approximately a 2mm hole which is drilled from top to bottom.
Bone: Carved antiqued dragon bead. These fabulous dragon beads are similar to our cinnabar dragons but are made from bone which has been antiqued for greater definition. These are really fabulous, unusual beads. Dragons measure 24mm wide by 21 mm high. Limited stock available.
Bone: Tiny round monkey bone beads. Great little monkey beads, hand-carved in China from bone and antiqued with a wonderful patina.
Bone: Dark Brown Skeleton Bead/Pendant. We fell in love with these skeleton bead/pendants! They measure a generous 45mm high and 25mm wide. The 1-2mm hole is at the top. Nicely carved and ebony-stained, theses beads will be fabulous in all of your Day of the Dead projects!
Bone: Skull beads tiny bone (5). These tiny skull beads have a large hole and come in a pack of five. Similar to the beads found on a mala, these are ready to adorn your jewelry and mixed media projects!
Bone: Spectacular Bone Scrimshaw Turtle Beads. What a find! These bone turtle beads are finely carved with scrimshaw detailing on the the tortoise shell.
Bone: Lightly antiqued bone malas. We've search high and low and finally found some plain (uncarved) bone malas that are very lightly antiqued. Each strand has 108 beads plus a two header beads. These are wonderful beads which combine well with other bone or agate beads (we like them with our new rustic dzi-style beads). Lentils are 11mm in diameter with a 3-4mm whole. Limited availability and special pricing.
Bone: Adinkra Gye Nyame Batik Beads. Two designs and two sizes for these stunning batik beads--the West African Adinkra symbol, Gye Nyame ("except for God" -- the symbol of the supremacy of God) adorns them both. This unique and beautiful symbol is ubiquitous in Ghana. It is by far the most popular for use in decoration, a reflection on the deeply religious character of the Ghanaian people. The smaller ebony brown wood bead with ivory-colored markings measures 3/4" square and the larger blonde wood bead with ivory markings and hand-painted black outline is 1" square. Both beads are drilled from top to bottom. For a limited time, we are offering these by the strand. The smaller batik bone beads have 10 beads to a strand and the larger ones have 9 beads per strand. Would make great necklace or earring components.
Bone: Hanging Bone Skeleton Beads. These hand-carved skeleton beads come in two finishes: light aged bone and ebony. (Your choice) Substantial holes have been drilled in the hands, arms, torso and feet so the skeleton can appear to be climbin or hanging from its cord. Each skeleton bead is 1.25" long. Made in China.
Bone: Round Indonesian Carved Bone Moon Face Bead. Similar in quality to our oval Indonesian carved face beads, these round face beads are a creamy white bone with detailed moon face carving. The beads are approximately 25mm in diameter and are sold individually. Please see the photo for the placement of the holes on the back.
Bone: 2 Sided Poker Playing Card Tile Beads. These bone poker playing card tile beads are similar to our mah jongg tile beads except that they are patterned after a standard deck of poker cards. The beads are two-sided and are drilled top to bottom. They are 25mm high and 19mm wide. The hole is approximately 1mm. They are carved and the color is inlaid (painted). They are not perfectly done (there's some coloring outside the lines!) but we think that adds to their charm!
Bone: Carved tribal motif dark 10mm beads. These are 10mm bone beads that have a mahoghany stain and then are hand-carved with a tribal motif. Wonderful as either focal or accent beads in all of your jewelry projects. Available in a 10 bead pack or by the 50-bead strand.
Bone: Lightly Antiqued Bone Stick Beads. These 15x5x3mm "stick" beads are lightly antiqued bone. You'll get a set of 10 beads. These are great for all of your jewelry-making projects. Limited availability.
Bone: Antiqued Bone Dragon Bead/Pendant These wonderful bead/pendants are handcarved with the popular dragon motif. For the ultimate in flexibility, these pendants are drilled from front to back through the dragon's teeth and have two other holes: one through the side of the teeth and the other through the jaw. The pendants range from 25-27mm long and 9-11mm in diameter.
Bone carved sun figure pendant. These carved bone pendants are handcrafted with a figure and sun motif. The pendant measures 18mm wide by 33 mm tall (that's .75" by 1.25") and has a 2mm hole for hanging. Nicely carved.
Bone: Skull beads (14mm) bone strands. These wonderful skull beads are handcarved from bone and treated for an aged patina. Since they are hand-carved, each skull is a bit different. Great for Day of the Dead projects. There are some size variations but most measure 14mm tall by 11 mm wide. the hole is at least 2 mm. We have these available by the strand of 30+! (We've counted 31). We have them in an antiqued finish and also in a little whiter finish (lightly antiqued)
Bone skull beads with large eye hole
These uniquely carved bone skull beads are distinguished by their large eye sockets. These 20 mm beads are very nicely carved.
Bone: Hanging Skeleton Torso (34mm)
These fantastically carved hanging skeleton torso beads are similar to our hanging skelton beads. Instead of the full skeleton, these are torsos only with the holes going through the hands, head and torso. Measures a generous 34mm from top to bottom. Nice three dimensional carving on both sides.
Bone: Flat Bone Skull Beads
These cute white, flat bone skull beads measure approximately 10mm by 16mm high (remember 25mm is approximately one inch). These are handcarved and have not been antiqued. The beads are two-sided and the eyes are completely drilled through the beads. A great addition to our skull bead line.
Bone: Bone bead slices
These great accent beads are handcrafted from bone, stained a dark mahoghany and carved with various motifs. The diameter of the beads are approximately as follows: Circles & Stars: 14mm diameter, 3mm high Circles w/lines: 10mm diameter, 3mm high
Carved Indonesian oval bone bead faces
We've been looking for these beads for a very long time and have finally found them. Unlike our Indonesian cabochons, these are beads which have two holes on the reverse for stringing onto your necklace project! The handcarving, done in the traditional Indonesian style, is wonderful. These beads measure 26mm long by 20mm wide and would also make great pendants! Remember that 25mm is equal to one inch.
Bone arhats beads
Finally back in stock, these wonderful bone resin arhat beads are quite expressive and would make a wonderful focal point for your jewelry or doll head. There are many different heads available and we're selling them individually. Let us select one for you. Nicely antiqued to show the intricacy of each bead. Although there is some size variation, most beads measure approximately 10 mm wide and 15mm in length.
Large carved bone elephant beads
These large handcarved bone elephant beads are large. They measure nearly 2 inches at its widest point. They are two sides -- the detailed carving is on both the front and the back.
Dragonfly bone bead
Finally back in stock. Handcarved bone dragonfly beads with handpainted scrimshaw detailing. The beads are 25mm long and 25 mm wide with a 1-2mm hole through the center of the dragonfly.
Finely carved bone skull bead malas 9x10mm
These wonderfully carved bone skull bead malas measure approximately 9x10mm and come on a silk cord. There are 108 beads on the cord. Use as is or take apart for a generous supply of these wonderful skull beads for all your jewelry projects.
White bone tribal motif round beads
You'll get 10 of these uniquely marked tribal white bone beads. Each bead is a rondelle with a fairly large 2-3mm hole. The beads are 8mm tall and are 10mm in diameter. The markings on the beads are a pattern of small circles--on some of the beads this pattern is quite prominent, while on others it is faint. We've tried to include a range of these markings on each strand. All are hand made so the actual markings on your selection of beads may vary from that shown. Very vintage looking but these are new white bone beads. Limited availability.
large scrimshaw elephant bone beads
Finally back in stock! We have these large handcarved bone elephant beads with scrimshaw markings and handpainted detail. The beads measure 35mm long and 25mm high. Drilled through the elephant's back through to the feet.
Large scrolled butterfly bone bead
Wow! These bone pendants/focal point beads measure nearly 3 inches across (70mm) and 1 inch high. The handcarved detail has a floral motif with scrolled wings and is drilled through the center (a 2-3mm hole). You could also thread fibers through the butterfly's antenna to make a unique necklace.
Handcarved butterfly bone bead/pendant
This oversized handcarved bone butterfly pendant is a bit more rustic than our scrolled butterfly pendant. This one measures 2-1/4 inches wide and 1-1/2 inches high. It would make a great pendant or a unique focal point bead on a tribal-inspired necklace. Drilled through the body of the butterfly (2-3mm hole), you can also use the antenna to weave fibers through to make a unique necklace. Handcarving is on both sides.
Large bone skeleton bead
Wow! This is a very large focal point skeleton bead, hand-carved with scrimshaw markings. It measures 55mm long and 25mm wide at its widest point. It is a full length skeleton standing on a base of skulls and holding a skull one hand. It has a relatively flat back which has also been carved (see photo). We have limited availability on these super-sized skeleton beads. They are drilled from top to bottom through the head, body and foot.
Bone skull tablet beads
This wonderful strand of bone tablet beads has an skull design done in the batik method. The skull is an ebony hue on an ivory background with a striking ebony frame around the bead. Each bead is 3/4 inch tall, 1/2 inch wide and approximately 1/8 inch thick. You will get a strand of 12 bone tablet beads.
Bone skull tablet beads
This wonderful strand of bone tablet beads has an skull design done in the batik method. The skull is an ivory hue on an ebony background. Each bead is 3/4 inch tall, 1/2 inch wide and approximately 1/8 inch thick. You will get a strand of 12 bone tablet beads.
Bone skull bead mala bracelet 5x10mm
These handcarved skull bead malas are roughly bracelet size and come on an elasticized band. Approximate Skull Bead Size: 5 x 10 mm Qty of beads per bracelet : 19pcs/strand