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Ethiopian Prayer Beads Silver Old Mala Africa 28 Inch

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Title Ethiopian Prayer Beads Silver Old Mala Africa 28 Inch
Type of Object Silver (unknown metal content).
Made In Ethiopia
Traded In Africa
Approximate Age 20th 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.
Damage/Repair Dents and holes in beads.
Bead Size 6-10 mm diameter, 6 inches pendant. See picture with penny for size comparison (US penny is 19 mm diameter)6
Strand Length 28 inches (includes string/raffia).

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.