Introducing our Kenya Glass Padre Bead in a vibrant cobalt color. These beads are crafted from compressed glass and hold a rich historical significance. Highly traded during the 1800s, they were initially used in trade between Africa and the Spaniards.
These Padre Beads were originally brought by Spanish missionaries, which is why they are commonly referred to as "padre" beads. The beads played a crucial role in trade, bridging cultural connections and creating a fascinating narrative of exchange.
With their compressed glass construction, these beads showcase exceptional craftsmanship and durability. Their cobalt color adds a captivating touch to any jewelry or craft project, allowing you to incorporate a piece of history into your designs.
Embrace the historical significance and vibrant beauty of our Kenya Glass Padre Bead. Each bead carries a story of cultural exchange, making it a unique and meaningful addition to your jewelry creations or craft projects.