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Long Strand of Large Mali Wedding Beads from the African Trade - Rita Okrent Collection (AT1801)

Long strand of 76 multicolored pendant beads. Traditionally worn by Fulani women and used as a collectible currency for the African tribes. Traditionally presented to daughters by their mothers on their wedding day.

Manufactured in Czechoslovakia with classic blown glass methods (for pear shaped beads) and molds (for triangular beads).

76 beads. Mostly teardrop with a few triangular beads included. Teardrops range but measure on average around 23mm in length. 

Useful for all types of designs and jewelry projects. 

Due to its heavy weight this item has an extra shipping fee of $14.00 for international shipping (to be paid after purchase).

African Item 1801


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