Mud Bead is from Kenya and Mali, the unique patterns on mud beads are created with batik on bone and the color ranges from black on white to brown (dark to light) on white. These fun posts feature 4mm Black Star Diopside rounds as well as 10x12mm Mud Beads. The Mud Beads dangle below a post in an open silver work circle! The total length of these pretty earrings is just over 1 1/4" long. they were designed by Marianna and Richard and handmade by Balinese Artisans.