Make timeless jewelry with African beads made of shell, stone, bone, clay, natural resins, wood and nuts! Shells are among the oldest materials used by humans, for both currency and adornment. Exotic batik bone bead patterns create bold centerpieces. Sometimes you'll also find pumtek stone beads, clay djenne beads, genuine fish and snake vertebrae, plus more. These natural material beads provide great textures and accents for making OOAK (one-of-a-kind) jewelry.