Bayong wood beads teardrop flat 12mm diameter x 16mm long x 6mm thick. Drilled through top to bottom to accomodate stringing. Bayong wood is considered a hard wood and is abundant in the Philippines. Jewelry making is one of the important uses of this natural wood. Bayong wood has been used mainly for lumber. Little sheets of leftover lumber are then used to make beads and sold to jewelry makers.