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Type of bead: Wood, silver-colored metal (unknown silver content)
Made in: Mali
Approximate age: 20th century
Overall condition: Good. Small chips. 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.
Bead size: See picture with penny for size comparison.
Strand length: 28 inches with string

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.

Product ID: 64236

Dark Wood Trade Beads Inlaid Silver Strip Mali African 64236

$27.95 USD
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  • Vintage Supply
  • Materials: Wood, Metal
  • Ships worldwide from Colorado, United States
  • Feedback: 1401 reviews
  • Favorited by: 21 people