Blantyre is Malawi's centre of finance and commerce, and its second largest city, with an estimated 1,068,681 inhabitants as of 2015. It is sometimes referred to as the commercial and industrial capital of Malawi as opposed to the political capital, Lilongwe. It is the capital of the country's Southern Region as well as the Blantyre District.


SoCo's Beads has dubbed our newest release the "Blantyre", paying homage to the African Continent, Malawi people, and the Blantyre financial markets. The Dark Brown 10mm stone beads have a great finish for any outfits, regardless of the occasion.