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Blue Trade Beads Tubes African

Regular Price: $19.00

Special Price: $9.99

Product #: 116189
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Title Blue Trade Beads Tubes African
Type of Object Drawn glass
Made In Europe
Traded In Africa
Approximate Age 20th century
Overall Condition Fair to good. Some pitting and general wear. 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 3-4 mm in diameter, 1-2 mm hole size(measurement is approximate). See picture with penny for size comparison. U.S. penny is 19mm in diameter.
Strand Length 25 inches (includes 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.