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Ethiopian Trade Beads Silver Old Africa

Regular Price: $45.00

Special Price: $29.00

Product #: 110998
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Title Ethiopian Trade Beads Silver Old Africa
Type of Object silver (unknown metal content)
Made In Ethiopia
Traded In Africa
Approximate Age 20th century
Overall Condition Good to fair. 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 Wear, tarnishing, surface scratches, small splits.
Bead Size 8 mm diameter. See picture with penny for size comparison (US penny is 19 mm diameter)6
Strand Length 10 inches of beads (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.