Bone Hair pipe Beads are made from bone and are Natural White; the color of Ivory. Horn Hair pipe are available in Black, Amber, and Red. Black Horn Hair pipe Beads are made from Water Buffalo Horn and are Natural Black. Amber Hair pipe Beads are made from Water Buffalo Horn and are bleached (with hydrogen peroxide) to an Amber color. Red Hair pipe Beads are dyed from the Amber color. All of the Hair pipe Beads are handmade. The Thin Bone Hair pipe Beads are very thin and are useful for light, fine designs. The Thin Bone Hair pipe Beads can be dyed other colors. The Mud Bone Hair pipe Beads are dyed using mud as a resist. The Cactus Bone Beads have short grooves running lengthwise and look like Saguaro Cactus. All of the Bone and Horn Hair pipe Beads and the Bone Beads are handmade in India. These Craftsmen are part of a long tradition of making Beads of Bone and Horn in India.