Rework Necklace with old black glass trade beads made in Bohemia (Czech Republic) at the late 20th Century and found in Mali, and bronce beads handmade by cast bronze process by Fula people from Mali.
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 glass beads manufactured in Czechoslovakia (Bohemia) in the XX century.
Necklace length 24 cm / 9,44 inches
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.