16mm Cinnabar Bead - Light Green (2)


$4.00 AUD 


Hand carved lacquer bead - called Cinnabar bead.  Isn't this light green colour simply stunning!!?

Measurements:  about 16mm in diameter, 15mm thick, hole: 2mm - remembering they are handmade so sizes can vary slightly

Centuries ago, people became very ill from making/wearing cinnabar due to it's mercury content! Today's cinnabar is most probably made from resin - sometimes still hand carved, and totally safe to wear.