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Antique African Trade Beads | Clear Glass  Debra Hall Lifestyle
Antique African Trade Beads | Clear Glass  Debra Hall Lifestyle
Antique African Trade Beads | Clear Glass  Debra Hall Lifestyle
Antique African Trade Beads | Clear Glass  Debra Hall Lifestyle
Antique African Trade Beads | Clear Glass  Debra Hall Lifestyle
Antique African Trade Beads | Clear Glass  Debra Hall Lifestyle
Antique African Trade Beads | Clear Glass  Debra Hall Lifestyle
Antique African Trade Beads | Clear Glass  Debra Hall Lifestyle
Antique African Trade Beads | Clear Glass  Debra Hall Lifestyle
Antique African Trade Beads | Clear Glass  Debra Hall Lifestyle
Antique African Trade Beads | Clear Glass  Debra Hall Lifestyle
Antique African Trade Beads | Clear Glass  Debra Hall Lifestyle

Antique African Trade Beads | Clear Glass

$69.00

African Trade Beads | Very Old Glass

A strand of hand strung Antique African Trade Beads made in Nigeria. this strand is unusual becaise of the age of the glass beads being very old. As we like to say each bead is perfectly imperfect showing signs of age and wear in clear glass. We think bead strands look beautiful grouped together or laying alone in a bowl or atop a book. 
This is strung with 100 year old small glass beads on cord by village artisans making each strand unique. Let us choose a pretty one for you. 

Era: vintage

Condition: Very Good; age wear, patina

Product Details

  • Materials:
    glass/cord
     
     
  • Size:
    13" Drop. x .25" Dia
  • Color/Finish:
    clear
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Curators Notes

Explore the intriguing legacy of antique African trade beads, meticulously fashioned by skilled artisans in Nigerian villages. These old glass beads carry profound cultural meaning, serving as symbols of wealth, adornments, and markers of identity. Each bead embodies a unique narrative, reflecting the artistic heritage and traditions of African communities. Today, these exquisite glass beads continue to enchant with their craftsmanship and allure, treasured as both decorative accents and cultural relics. Incorporate them into your contemporary home decor to pay homage to their heritage and infuse your space with the calming spirit of African hand made art.