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13 Hebron Trade Beads Yellow Africa Loose

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Title 13 Hebron Trade Beads Yellow Africa Loose
Other Names Kano beads
Type of Object Beads made with Dead Sea salts and glass
Made In Hebron
Approximate Age Early to Mid 19th 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 19-22 mm diameter. See picture with penny for size comparison.

Additional information: Hebron beads were made with dead sea salts and date to the mid 1800s or earlier. The most common color for these is a dull yellow ochre. Shades of blues and green are much more uncommon. Black with color specks is the rarest of the Hebron beads. To find out more information on Hebron beads please see BEADS OF THE WORLD (Francis).