Semi Precious & Glass Seed Beads
The ancient Mixtec of Central America prized beads and beadwork accessories. They excelled in making necklaces by combining beads of semi-precious stones with include amber, jade, amethyst, shell, rock crystal and turquoise. They associated turquoise with the color of the ocean & the sky.
Now you can design your own bead work design, using some of the same semi-precious stones, as well as clay and glass- just like this incredible ancient society! Makes 2 necklaces, 1 bracelet and 1 pair of earrings.