Semilla bandera – ‘seed flag’ in Spanish. They are made by huichol people, native american ethnic group of western Mexico. This is a very traditional beading work for the huichol, and usually they incorporate designs inside of the flags. For dosa exclusively, they made solid flags. Claudia, who owns a company called Kalosoma (http://kalosoma.com.mx), has been working very closely with the artisans in Mexico. We were so happy to be able to collaborate with her and the huichol!
The colors are available in blue, yellow, cranberry, red, orange, white, and turquoise. Flags are about 1cm (3/8″). Because they are hand-made, the sizing slightly varies:
The chain is about 16 inches: