Old African Trade Bead and Brass Necklace with Sand Cast Krobo Beads

I have been making jewelry under my Deerwoman Designs label for more than 30 years. I accept special orders and can make similar pieces to past ones if I have beads in stock that might work. This piece on Artizan Made may no longer be available. Click on the “Shop on Etsy” button to see what is in stock now.

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22″ necklace featuring old African trade beads of the type called Krobo or sand cast “coral” beads, probably made in Ghana. From west Africa. The beads are made from recycled pulverized glass and then colored. The technique is a very ancient one, and these particular beads are quite old though I don’t know how old.

Long coral colored tube large disk beads. Accented with brass cube and basket weave rectangular brass beads

Strung on metal flex wire, brass lobster claw clasp,

Matching earrings available.

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