Amala Beads Worldwide is a new source for the discerning bead collector and jewelry lover. I am always on the hunt for new and interesting items and can offer you an exciting collection of beads and findings that have been collected from the world over. Many of the beads I sell have been handmade by me and all of the finished pieces I offer are designed and assembled by me as well. You'll never find a "mass market" version of finished jewelry on this site! I offer a custom design service, meeting your needs for a single bead or a complete "parure" composed of earrings, necklace, bracelet, and brooch. Please feel free to contact me via amalabeadsworldwide@gmail.com. Thank you for visiting my blog and please tell your friends!

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"All created things must pass; strive on, diligently" - The Buddha

Himalayan "Amber" Beads

These polymer beads are representative of antique amber especially treasured by the people of the highlands of Indian, Nepal, and Bhutan.  Beads such as these are handed down in the family and, if they break, they are carefully repaired.

Each bead is handmade by Amala Beads Worldwide and is a careful blend of several colors of polymer clay that have been shaped, cured, sanded, patinaed, and polished.  The bead caps, very similar to the white metal bead caps used in the originals, are repurposed pewter buttons from Norway.

Average size 23 x 24 mm.  Average weight 14 g.

Priced at $8.00 per bead.

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