Short Strand of 20 Clean Blue and White Ancient Early Islamic Glass Eye Beads, Mali - Rita Okrent Collection (AG325)

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Strand of 20 early Islamic eye beads from the Sahel.

Great condition. Eyes visible. Blue with white eyes with the exception of one bead with a yellow eye.

Estimated to be circa 1200-1600 A.D. Traded and worn to keep away the “evil eye” in many cultures across the Mediterranean.

Average 12-14mm each (mixed sizes).
Lots to work with in your jewelry designs. Suitable for necklaces, earrings, bracelets, etc..

Ancient Glass Item 325

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