Nangka is the name commonly used in the Philippines for the Jackfruit Tree, which can be found throughout South and Southeast Asia. Its proper name is Artocarpus heterophyllus, and may also be referred to as Jacktree, Jakfruit, Jack, Jak, and Lanka, among other numerous names.
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.