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African Trade Bead Necklace Yellow Carnelian

African Trade Bead Necklace in Yellow & Carnelian by Christine Smalley

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This colourful bold tribal style necklace has been strung with vintage and modern Czech glass beads, and Bohemian trade beads that are a traditional wedding gift among the Fulani tribes people of Mali. The yellow mixed glass beads are luminous, smooth, and with bold shades up to 100 years old and teamed with contemporary Czech glass drop carnelian beads which adds texture. Czech glass beads were traded with West Africa at the beginning of  last century for natural products such as palm oil.

Length: 50 cm