This is where Mardi Gras beads come from. They grow on trees. All over the city. You pick them when they are ripe. But, seriously… They mostly come from China. The same place just about every inexpensively manufactured product comes from. Some glass beads still come from the Czech Republic. But, they are pricey and […]
I mention a bead tree in Bayou Fire, so I thought I would share this fascinating photo by Ray Laskowitz. Do click through to see him talk about bead trees, and Mardi Gras beads in general.