Faux amber beads which originated in Germany, but were traded and found most often in Mauritania and Niger. They are approximately 100 years old, very rare and highly collectible. They have been combined with an old large silver bicone bead from Ethiopia, an amber-colored vaseline beads from early 1800s Bohemia, a Thai sterling silver extender, and sterling silver spacers and hook and eye clasp. [SOLD] dorjedesigns.com
by Luda Hunter | Mix of old and antique carnelians; the focal bead is an old orange banded agate from Central Asia, 2 ancient excavated bicone beads from Mali circa 1600's, 2 faceted Cambay India trade beads from early 1900's, an old large silver repousse Nepalese carnelian bead, an old etched round flat carnelian and vintage melon, etched oval and square carnelian beads. 3 old afghan silver beads, Thai silver lac beads, Thai hilltribe silver spacers and Bali silver daisy spacers | 320$
Three antique prayer boxes, probably Ethiopian, with some beautiful crackled African faux "amber" beads, antique silver spacers, and a Thai silver extender with an Ethiopian telsum bead. Telsum beads were typically used for birth rituals in Ethiopia, presented on a blue cotton strand to infants at birth with new ones added as the child aged. Sterling silver hook add eye clasp.
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