Block "Sugelite" Purple Graduated Heishi 5-10mm on 16-inch Strands


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  • Graduated (5-10mm) strand of imitation purple Sugelite heishe
  • Block beads are a lightweight and inexpensive way to get a southwestern look
  • Block is a mixture of plastic resin, dyes, and sometimes stone powder
  • This mix is shaped into "blocks" which are then carved into a variety of shapes, most frequently heishe or animal fetish shapes
  • Heishe is the word for "shell bead" in the language of the Santo Domingo Indians, who became famous for these smoothly cut disc beads