№ 701 Mixed Stone & African Trade Beads

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A series of hand carved stone beads are strung together with antique African trade beads in this colorful bracelet design.  These bracelets feature turquoise, lapis, carnelian, conch shell and African glass trade beads mixed with Hilltribe Thai silver.

Many glass African trade beads originated in Europe during the 1800s and were traded throughout the world - throughout the continent of Africa, Western Asia and the Americas.  These special beads became influential in the beadwork created by many cultures across the world.

Bracelet measures 7 ½” long, are strung on a sturdy flexible wire and finished with a 12mm lobster claw clasp.  All findings used are oxidized sterling silver.