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Antique Quartz and Trade Bead Boho Bracelet Small

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An Antique Trade Bead bracelet 16cm long with handmade brass toggle clasp

Ancient Excavated mixed agate, stone and quartz beads from Mali, collected from excavation site in Djenne. These are over 1000 years old.
Bohemian pressed glass vintage beads, and other glass and stone beads.

Trade beads were otherwise decorative glass beads used between the 16th and 20th century as a currency to exchange for goods, services and slaves.

Made to ease the passage of European explorers and then traders mainly across the African continents, the beads were made throughout Europe although the Venetians dominated production. Trade beads are also found in the United States and Canada, and throughout Latin America.


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Refunds given for any faulty item returned in packaging and perfect condition within 30 days of purchase.

Sorry no refunds on Custom Orders.

Shipping policies

I use whatever is the less costly method when shipping outside the UK.
Customers have to pay any custom charges.

In the UK I use First Class Post for Textile Necklaces and Bracelets.

Other Jewellery is sent Special Delivery.

Additional policies

All Antique Bead jewellery is sent packed in tissue and then in a white card jewellery box.

Textile necklaces and bracelets are tissue wrapped and put in a individually made sleeve with label.

Antique Quartz and Trade Bead Boho Bracelet Small

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  • Handmade item
  • Style: Boho
  • Can be personalized: No
  • Closure: Toggle
  • Adjustable: No
  • Gemstone: Quartz
  • Recycled: No
  • Bead material: Brass, Crystal, Gemstone, Glass
  • Gift message available

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From United Kingdom

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