African trade beads

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I'm absolutely smitten with African trade beads------probably have about 30 shoe boxes full

Karen Stefanoff
Antique Millefiori Venetian African Trade Beads

Antique Millefiori Venetian African Trade Beads

Mixed strand traded to Africa 100 or more years ago. Beads are in worn robust condition with a few chips & digs due to their long journey across the world. Production dates to the late 1800s - early 1900s.

Small antique Venetian glass trade beads from the early 1900's. Many great beads in this mix. The strand measures approximately 28 inches in length. $69.

African Trade Beads, Antique Beads

Small antique Venetian glass trade beads from the early 1900's. Many great beads in this mix. The strand measures approximately 28 inches in length. $69.

by Carl Dreibelbis | A wonderful necklace that has been put together by Carl using a collection of rare old beads, antique trade and old and vintage silver beads {he has been an avid collector since the 1970} || SOLD

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by Carl Dreibelbis | A wonderful necklace that has been put together by Carl using a collection of rare old beads, antique trade and old and vintage silver beads {he has been an avid collector since the 1970} || SOLD

African trade beads

African GREEN HEART trade beads 8 | Etsy

These rustic free formed beads may well be my favorite type of African bead. They are called green heart and are made from clay. They range in size from 6-12mm. This listing is for 8 beads. I will do my best to make them as close to uniform as possible. if you have a specific size you need, contact me and i will see if we will be able to get exactly what you need. More are available, I have listed multiples. Not sure about sizing? beads are measured in millimeters, 1mm is very small. a…

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Fabulous exotic necklace made by Marrakech designer incorporating amber, coral, silver, treasure pendants, shell, leather, cord, bone ...

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National Museum of African Art | Desert Jewels: North African Jewelry and Photography from the Xavier Guerrand-Hermès Collection

National Museum of African Art | Desert Jewels: North African Jewelry and Photography from the Xavier Guerrand-Hermès Collection

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Trade Beads |  Venetian 'Fried Egg' Fancy Glass beads | They were made in the late 1800's to the early 1900's and used for the African Trade.

Trade Beads | Venetian 'Fried Egg' Fancy Glass beads | They were made in the late 1800's to the early 1900's and used for the African Trade.