Lots of beads in a pound. The longest beads in this picture are about 1 1/2 inches . Probably camel bone or cow bone. Made in India, you can be assured the creature went on to its next incarnation. In America if a cow, a steak, if a camel, coyote food deep in the southwestern desert as there are rumors still of the animals, descendants of army pack animals 150 years ago, roaming secretively there.