|Title||Cream Bone Prayer Beads Tanzania Mala Africa 37 Inch|
|Type of Object||bovine cow bone|
|Overall Condition||Very 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||11-13 mm wide. See picture with penny for size comparison.|
|Strand Length||Minimum 37 inches (including 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.