|Title||Ethiopian Bead Brass Ring Africa|
|Type of Object||brass (unknown metal content)|
|Approximate Age||20th Century|
|Overall Condition||Good. Some of these 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||19-21 mm diameter, 11-12 mm inner diameter. See picture with penny for size comparison.|
Picture is an example, yours will be 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.