9x15mm Cinnabar Bead (2)
What fabulous shaped and carved Cinnabar beads these are?! Pop them in between beads and their carvings will be completely on show. Rondelle beads add a beautiful dimension and texture to your beading work - always a favourite shape of mine!
Measurements: about 15~16mm in diameter, 9~10mm thick, with a 2mm threading hole
Quantity per pack: 2 beads
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.