Fish Bone Bead Blue
These are the cutest fish made from bone beads which are handmade in India, from cow bone (cruelty-free) that have been stained, and then hand-carved into fish beads. Bone is easily carved, drilled, dyed and polished. Historically, it has
been used in adornment as long as man has hunted. Man has used the
teeth, bone, feathers and even vertebrae to create all sorts of
ornamentation including breastplates as worn by Native American Indians.
The extremely skilled carvers use a handheld grinding wheel to produce
intricately carved pieces. Bone is often dyed using tea and more vibrant