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Iron Beads Old Rusted Patina West African

Regular Price: $199.00

Special Price: $115.00

Product #: 63000
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Type of Object Iron
Made In Africa
Approximate Age Late 1800s?
Overall Condition Poor. These beads are severely rusted with splits and chips.  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.
Strand Length 28 inches

Iron Beads Old Rusted Patina West Africa African

Bead size: See picture with penny for size comparison.

The rusted patina on these old, old iron beads gives them a distinctive texture and character.

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.