Introducing our Turquoise Padre Beads, meticulously crafted from compressed glass and steeped in historical significance. These beads were highly sought after during the 1800s, playing a pivotal role in trade between Africa and the Spaniards.
Originally brought by Spanish missionaries, these beads earned the name "padre" beads, a nod to their association with the Spanish word for "father." They served as prized commodities, fostering cultural exchange and trade between different regions.
Each Turquoise Padre Bead showcases exquisite craftsmanship and durability, with its compressed glass construction. The vibrant turquoise color adds a captivating touch to any jewelry or craft project, infusing them with a sense of history and cultural heritage.
Embrace the allure and historical significance of our Turquoise Padre Beads. Each bead carries a unique story of intercontinental trade and cultural connection, making it a cherished addition to your jewelry designs or artistic creations.