Set of 5 large rare very old glass beads, discovered in Mali.
Made in the Netherlands and traded to the Dogon tribe and other West African people in the 1700s. Faceted, but have worn smooth over the centuries.
Lovely purple hues. One bead with heavy calcification. All beads have wear.
Bead size: 10x13 hole-to-hole to 13x17mm diameter beads.
You will receive the beads in the photo.
Antique and Vintage Item 307c