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The techniques used for african paper beads remains largely the same as used in victorian times, but with scrap paper from printing companies and paper recycling markets, rather than wallpaper samples. African paper beads i absolutely love collecting jewelry when i travel especially handmade bracelets and necklaces not only is it a great way to help out the local women who make the jewelry, it is a great souvenir and memory of a new culture. Handmade recycled plastic and paper beads from africa.
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