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Myrrh Beads Six Strands Fragrant Africa

Regular Price: $25.00

Special Price: $9.99

Product #: 48783
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Title Myrrh Beads Six Strands or More Strands African
Type of Object Natural plant resin
Made In Africa
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 Dirt, surface scratches, and general wear.
Bead Size See picture with penny for size comparison.
Strand Length Each strand is approximately 35 inches or larger.

Please note that we are selling several of these myrrh bead strands. The picture is an example, but your beads may range in color from a light tan to a dark chocolate brown. Some of the necklaces are more aromatic than others--yours may not have a strong smell.

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.

Wonderfully aromatic beads made of a natural plant resin from Africa. These are often referred to as "Myrrh" beads but most likely are not made from this plant. Lightweight and easy to wear, and the fragrance is delightful.