One for you and one for your best FRIEND! The beads are African vulcanite (vinyl) and are handmade in Nigeria. Some say they come from old recycled records but they are African Trades beads, Each is hand strung and white and black letters are added for that extra touch. If you would like custom phrases please ask us and we can also do adult sizing! SIZED FOR KIDS 4-9 if you need larger sizes please specify!