|Title||Copper Cylinder Beads Ethiopia African|
|Type of Object||Copper-colored metal (copper content unknown)|
|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||2 mm diameter. See picture with penny for size comparison (US penny is 19mm diameter).|
|Strand Length||30 inches (including string/raffia)|
Photo 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.