Pewter Jardin Barrel Bead is designed and manufactured in the USA by TierraCast. The outside measurements of each bead is 6mm high x 8mm wide and 5.4mm long (parallel to the thread hole) forming a decorative organic barrel shape. This bead has an inside diameter of 2.4mm x 4.5mm making it ideal for sliding onto two 2mm leather cords to help form a necklace or bracelet (as shown in images above). This bead is part of TierraCast's Dulce Vida Collection.
TierraCast Antique Pewter (PA-40) components are actually not a plated finish, but rather a chemical oxidization of unplated pewter castings and lacquered to resist tarnish.
TierraCast is a USA based company that specializes in quality pewter cast components for the jewelry making industry. The TierraCast product line provides affordable, quality components that compliment a wide range of jewelry and beadwork.