Coconut shell heishi 6-7mm colored orange. Coconut shells are sustainable and durable material that can stand constant wearing. Coconut shells add a raw appeal to your handmade jewelry designs. Bleached young white coconut shell beads are great for dyeing into beautiful colorful tropical bracelets and necklaces. Coconut shells are made of coconuts primarily known for its edible white flesh use for cooking and baking. The hard shell is used for firewood in Asian countries, for carvings, buttons, belts and jewelry components.