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Chevron Copies Painted Clay Beads Cameroon Africa 36 Inch

Regular Price: $145.00

Special Price: $66.00

Product #: 98189
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Title Chevron Copies Painted Clay Beads Cameroon Africa 36 Inch
Type of Object Clay and plastic spacer beads
Made In East Africa
Approximate Age Unknown
Overall Condition Fair. 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 worn paint and chips; some pitting
Bead Size 8-33 mm diameter. See picture with penny for size comparison (US penny is 19 mm diameter).
Strand Length 36 inches (including string/raffia)

These clay beads have been painted as Venetian Chevrons.  

For more information, please see our comprehensive guide to African-made beads, African Beads: Jewels of a Continent, hardcover, 216 pages, 163 color photographs, $69.95 from Africa Direct.

From African Beads: Jewels of a Continent:  Before imported glass beads became available in any quantity, jewelry was made from other materials such as wood, nuts and seeds, stone, iron and clay.