Once the beads have cooled, they’re painted. Each individual bead, individually hand painted. Then they are sent back to the ovens for another firing.
After the second firing and cooling, the beads are scrubbed with sand and water for polishing.
Then they are rinsed and dried. Finished!
Ready for sorting and threading.
Beads are threaded onto raffia strings into strands ready for sale.
Making necklaces for the showroom.