Bone Dread Bead - 12mm bead hole -

Bone Dread Bead - 12mm bead hole -


These bone beads have nice large hole for craft projects, hemp jewelry or dread beads. Bone beads have an array of shapes, round, half moon, and triangles. Some beads also have lines, cuts, or nicks in them from the manufacturing process that add to the uniqueness of the bead. Bone beads make good dread beads because they are durable and light weight and do not need to be removed when swimming or showering.

Most modern bone beads are from water buffalo but some may be from cow, sheep or camel bones and are a byproduct of the food industry. No animals were killed just for its bones; these beads come from animals that were consumed or exported for consumption. These beads are produced as a byproduct of not letting anything go to waste.

12 mm Bead Hole

12 mm Bead Hole

12 mm Bead Hole

6 mm bead holes - work well for super small dread or really new dreads or hemp jewelry.
8 mm bead holes - are a great for small size dreads or hemp jewelry.
10 mm bead hole - should fit somewhere on almost any head of dreads
12 mm bead hole - fits easy over ends that are chunky.

Dreadlock size comparison for dreadlock beads;
Extra Small – 6 mm - 1/4” = end of a chop stick
Small – 8 mm - 5/16” = no.2 pencil
Medium – 10 mm - 3/8” = a AAA battery
Large – 12 mm - 1/2” = Sharpie Marker
Extra Large, - 14 mm - 9/16” = Large Crayola Marker
Super Large – 16 mm - 5/8” = Dry Erase Marker


I prefer all my orders to be paid thru Etsy, it makes returns, refunds and order adjustment a lot easier for both of us.

If you need to cancel or change an order before it has shipped let me know I can help you with that.

Shipping from United States

Packages ship out Monday thru Friday unless it's a holiday. We ship USPS with tracking.

Packages are out of my control once given to USPS. Once it's in the mail I can't change or correct an address. If a package says it's delivered but you don't have it, check with your neighbor they may have it. Once tracking says it's been delivered, I and USPS are not responsible for packages that at stolen off of your property even if it was insured. No refunds will be given on delivered packages that were lost or stolen.

No adjustment or refunds will be given on shipping costs if packages were delayed.

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 7 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale

Questions about your order?

Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Returns and exchange details

Wrong address - If you realize you have the wrong address in your account please message me ASAP if your package is not in the mail yet, I can change it before shipping. If it already in the mail that is up to you to file a forwarding address or call USPS about a package interception.

Broken or damaged - If the item is damaged or broken apron arrival please send me a picture when you message me about your order. It will make the process much faster. I'll get you out a new bead ASAP! email me thru etsy, directly at , or you can also text me at. 360-908-3455

Received the wrong product - I'm super sorry about that. I do mess up from time to time. I will send you a call tag to send the wrong item back to me. and get a new order out to you ASAP. If it was a one of a kind item I can make you a new one or you can choose to have a return done in full.

Returns - No returns on items less then $5.00. For orders over $5.01 message me for a call tag, all returns will be charged a $4.00 return fee. So you will receive $4 less than the cost of the item, This does not include shipping charge. $4 return fee also includes any order with free shipping. I refund payments with in 2 days of being received.

Exchanges - Exchanges are accepted for the same bead of a different size. Buyer pays return shipping to get item back to me. I'll pay for shipping back to you, I think it's fair we both loose a couple bucks.

"Return to sender/ unable to forward" - For Items that are returned to me by USPS "Return to sender/ unable to forward". Item cost will refunded minus the $4 return fee. If you still want the item you will have to reorder it.

Lost parcels - we must wait 20 days after estimated delivery date for domestic shipping to file a lost package claim. I do not refund any amount on lost packages. Orders that are lost must be repurchased as a whole new order and original orders will be processed once we hear back from USPS.


I do custom and wholesale!

All prices are listed as retail/ MSRP. Wholesale customers are required to have a business license/ re-seller permit. Please message me for details.

Sunshine Dread Beads
Bremerton, WA 98312

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