|Title||Copper Coiled Trade Beads Ethiopian African|
|Type of Object||Copper-colored metal (unknown metal content)|
|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.|
|Bead Size||5 mm diameter. See picture with penny for size comparison.|
|Strand Length||22 inches (includes string/raffia).|
Picture is an example. Yours will be very similar.
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.