What Are Coco Beads Made From? 9 Things To Discover About Coco Beads

Photo of a Coco beaded Chandelier, close up view.

Coco beads are a bead that is used mainly for jewelry production and home decor. Because they are such unique beads, it is interesting to learn how they are made.

Coco beads are made from the outer shell of the natural coconut. The coco beads are shaped and cut into various sizes and polished to give off a nice natural look and feel. The beads are usually strung together to produce a variety of products, including jewelry and home decor lighting.

Coco beads are a natural and renewable resource; there is an abundance of coconut trees around the world. This makes them a unique choice for home decor products.

Here Are Six Interesting Discoveries About Coco Beads:

1. Coco Beads Are Made From The Coconut

Cocoa bead gets its name from the word coconut. This is because the beads are made from discarded coconut shells.

The cocoa bead uses the outer brown part of the shell to make the bead; this part of the shell is known as the husk-coir of the coconut. The inner part, such as coconut milk or meat, can be used to make coconut oil or for eating and drinking.

2. Each Coco Bead Is Cut Into Different Shapes and Sizes

The Coco Beads are cut in a variety of shapes and sizes. The only limitation to the size of the bead is the size and the curved shape of the natural coconut shell. Some of the most common shapes for the coconut coco beads are a disk, oval, or a round shape.

Because the coconut shells are small, the coco beads are usually smaller beads. Each Coco bead is cut out of the coconut shell and then individually polished and finished.

Once the Coco bead has been cut and polished then a variety of finishes can be placed on the Coco beads. Some of the more common coco bead colors are the natural coconut shell brown color, a white or medium brown.

3. Coco Beads Are Handmade

Coco beads are a handmade product. The Coco beads are made by hand; the Coco beads’ manufacturing requires a lot of handwork in cutting, polishing, and stringing the beads.

Coco beads are a natural handmade bead resource. They are a great bead you can use in the production of jewelry or home decor products.

A photo of a coconut plantation
A coconut plantation that is growing coconut trees.

4. Coco Beads Come From An Abundant Natural Resource

Coco beads are made from an abundant natural resource. Coco beads are not made with plastic or any other type of synthetic resource, but instead, they are made from completely natural resources – the shell of the coconut.

In most parts of the world, coconut is extremely abundant. So much so that many use the water and meat of the coconut for the processing of food or other things, but toss away the outer coconut shell. With Coco beads, this once discarded coconut shell can now be used to make these beautiful coco beads; no part of the coconut is left unused when the coconut is processed.

5. Coco Beads Are Made With A Renewable Resource

Coconut is also considered a renewable resource; Coco beads are made from the Coconut shell so they fall into the category of being made with a renewable natural resource. This is because there is an abundance of coconuts in many parts of the world.

A renewable resource is a resource that can be used repeatedly and does not run out of supplies because it can naturally be replaced. Coconuts fall into that category as there are so many areas of the world that grow coconuts and coconuts can be easily replaced.

6. Coconuts Are Found Around the World.

Coconuts grow throughout the world. Many coconuts grow in Asia’s subtropical coastal regions, such as Vietnam, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, and part of China. Coconuts are also prominent in Oceania and the Polynesian islands, along with many parts of Africa. Coconuts also grow in parts of Australia and even the Caribbean. In the United States, coconuts can be found in both Florida and the Hawaiian Islands.

Coconuts grow best in tropical climates where there is abundant rainfall along with warm temperatures. Anywhere n the world with this kind of climate you will probably find some form of coconuts growing.

7. Coco Beads Pair Well With Other Materials

The great thing about the Coco beads is their versatility. They can be used together with other materials, for example, coco beads look great with a matt brass finish on a chandelier.

You can also combine them with some other beads as a mother pearl or some natural agate beads. If you’d like to find out more about some of the agate bead you could read a blog Natural Agate Stone Beads For Home Decor Products by clicking here.

8. Coco Beads Make Great Home Decor Products

Coco beads make some great home decor products, especially some lighting. The beads are strung together to make a variety of different types of lighting. The coco bead chandeliers will also give us an excellent shine when the lightbulb is lite.

The coco beads can be hung on a string or sewn together to make the coco bead lighting. The difference between the string and sewing together the Coco beads shows how versatile the Coco beads are and how many different ways you can use them.

We really love the Coco bead look for home decor; this look fits right into the new trend for natural products and people desiring to have natural elements in their home. Having a lighting fixture or a chandelier with the Coco beads is a great way to bring that natural look into your home.

If you are interested to find out more about Coco beads and how Mondoro can help you create, develop and manufacture great home decor and home furniture products, feel free to contact me, Anita. at my email by clicking here or become a part of our community and join our newsletter by clicking here.

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Anita Hummel

Hi, I am Anita Hummel. I am the President of Mondoro. I am passionate about helping you CREATE, DEVELOP, and MANUFACTURE home decor and home furnishing products. I am also an avid blogger with a love of travel and riding my motorcycle around the streets of Hanoi, Vietnam.

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