We specialise in African beads made from recycled materials, ethnic pendants and seeds to design custom jewellery. We also have a great selection of fine handicrafts and home decor from Africa. All Ghanacraft products are handmade by local craftsmen with whom we have established a long-term relationship.
The art of making transculent beads from recycled glassFilling of a clay mould with glass fragments.
FiringIn a traditional kiln30-45 minutesat 850-1000 celsius.
Moulding beadsThe craftsman uses an awl to make the centre hole while turning the bead around in the mould to shape it.
PolishingbeadsBy rubbing them forcefully with water and sand on a smooth stone.
Translucent beads from GhanaThe handmade process gives a unique aspect to each bead