Yellow Hebron Trade Beads Africa

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  • Item Category: Jewelry
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 03, 2016
  • Channel: Auction House
Title Yellow Hebron Trade Beads Africa Other Names Kano beads Type of Object Beads made with Dead Sea salts and glass Made In Hebron Approximate Age Early to Mid 19th Century Overall Condition Good. Some of our beads have traveled at least three continents, and have graced numerous owners. Small chips, corrosion, and pitting are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use. Damage/Repair Pitting, chips, dirt, and general wear Bead Size 11-24 mm diameter. See picture with penny for size comparison. Strand Length 20 inches of beads

Richly-textured Hebron beads in an earthy yellow color. These beads are becoming harder and harder to find.

Additional information: Hebron beads were made with dead sea salts and date to the mid 1800s or earlier. The most common color for these is a dull yellow ochre. Shades of blues and green are much more uncommon. Black with color specks is the rarest of the Hebron beads. To find out more information on Hebron beads please see BEADS OF THE WORLD (Francis).


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