Rework Macrame Bracelet with old glass beads made in Murano (Venice) at the late 19th-Mid 20th Century and found in Mali, old bronze separators from Ivory Coast, old Bohemian glass beads, tuereg metal separators made in Mali, a little pearl of baouxite in the closure and a little Vintage botton.
These beads were made in Europe were imported by the thousands to Africa beginning in the late 1800s and traded or sold for various things.
Peul (or Fulani) women value the multicoloured beads manufactured in Czechoslovakia (Bohemia) in the XX century.
Some of our beads have traveled at least two 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.