Bone Beads have tapered holes. Holes sizes are measured by the diameter of the smallest bead hole.
Carved Bones Beads are sold individually. Bone beads are durable and light weight and do not need to be removed when swimming or showering.
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. 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.
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.
14 mm bead hole - chunky dreadlocks or places where multiple dreads have grown into one
16 mm bead hole- are for the chunkiest of dreads. If you think you need something bigger than this, contact me.
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
PayPal or Direct check out preferred. Please notify me ASAP if you need to cancel an order for any reason. Orders can be cancelled before the shipping label has been purchased. Once shipping has been purchased and is given to USPS, standard return policy applies. See return policy for details.
Packages ship 6 days a week and strive to get orders out before or on the ship by date. All orders are shipped 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.
International shipments may take up to 30-45 days to be delivered depending on destination country. Buyer is responsible for any and all taxes, fees, or import charges. If items are returned for not paying fees. Return to sender fees apply. (-$4 and all shipping fees.)
No adjustment or refunds will be given on shipping costs if packages are delayed for any reason.
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.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Doesn't look like the picture - Please contact me by e-mail with you concern. Sunshinedreadbeads@gmail.com or thru the convo link. I want happy customers! Items marked as CUSTOM, are made to order and the pictures online are examples of previously made products. If you have a request for a specific item in a picture or size concern, just send me a message or add it to the notes section when you check out. I will do my best to accommodate you request. I take returns or exchanges up to 30 days after delivery.
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 on 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 item ASAP! Message me thru the convo link, or directly at Sunshinedreadbeads@gmail.com , 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 be refunded for the item purchase price.
Returns - No returns on items less then $5.00. Buyer responsible for return shipping. Refunds do not include shipping charges. Orders over $35 with free shipping will be refunded less $5.00 for original shipping costs. 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 be refunded minus the $4 return fee, and original shipping costs. 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.
Cancelled orders - If you need to cancel or change an order before it has shipped let me know I can help you with that.
I do custom orders!
Please message me if you would like a different color of any item I already make or have an idea for something cool. I will try my best to help.
Sunshine Dread Beads
Bremerton, WA 98312