Peru Ceramic Bead - Hand Painted Vintage Beads - 2 Styles
Flat Oval 23x15mm with a 2.5mm hole.
Style 1: Peasant woman planting in the earth. Reverse side shows the plant has come alive. Leaves of hemp.
Style 2: Peasant man planting in the earth. Reverse side shows the plant has come alive. Leaves of hemp.
The painted motifs are related to the nature of activities in the area. Some historic designs are complicated and geometrical, while others such as these, are simple. The designs are symbolic of the culture and have a long history behind them.
Fabulous beads for necklaces and jewellery, medicine bags, decorated homeware projects etc. These beads can become a wonderful talking point!
Quantity per pack: 5