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Clay Beads Mali Black Painted Africa

Product #: 115135
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Title Clay Beads Mali Black Painted Africa
Type of Object painted clay beads
Made In Mali
Approximate Age 20th Century
Overall Condition Good. Some of our beads have traveled at least three continents, and have graced numerous owners. Small chips, corrosion, and pitting are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.
Damage/Repair a few chipped or broken beads; fading paint in designs
Bead Size 28-32 mm diameter. See picture with penny for size comparison (US penny is 19 mm diameter).
Strand Length 25 inches (includes string/raffia)

Additional information: For more information, please see our comprehensive guide to African-made beads, African Beads: Jewels of a Continent, hardcover, 216 pages, 163 color photographs, available from Africa Direct.