Bayong is a hardwood native to the Philippines with a natural red-brown color, and is similar to Mahogany.
Like all of Dakota Stones items, our wood beads are top quality and sourced from the best ethically produced manufacturers. Natural wood beads have markings and color unique to their species. All wood beads on DakotaStones.com originate in the Philippines or Indonesia, and are indigenous to those countries. Our beads have not been dyed, treated, or color-enhanced.