Ancient Islamic Glass & Stone Beads Rare Collectors Strand Mali, African Trade
This is a set of hand selected ancient beads and one very rare antique Venetian bead which were excavated in Mali and come via the African trade. This ancient specimen set's center eye bead measures 13.72mm long by 16.12mm wide. The strand measures 21.40 inches long. Great condition with assorted wear indicative of their age as these beads are over 2000 years old. Included on this strand are ancient glass Nila beads, ancient serpentine stone beads, ancient amazonite stone beads, ancient glass beads and one very rare antique Venetian bead. Sometimes these ancient beads are referred to as Roman beads, Islamic beads or Medieval beads.