These 14 Vintage Hand Carved African Bone Beads have a simple design, making them ideal for use as spacers in necklaces and bracelets. Each unique bead is about 0.625" (16mm) in diameter and 0.25" (7 to 8mm) thick with a 0.125" (3mm) central hole. One bead also has a 0.0925" (2mm) hole drilled vertically The bone (from either a cow or a buffalo) is buttery yellow in color, which suggests some age to the beads. Exact age and country of origin are unknown. These Vintage Hand Carved African Bone Beads are in very good condition with no damage or wear.