Mali Wedding Beads - African Trade Beads - Large Style
Mali Wedding Beads - African Trade Beads - Large Style
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Mali Wedding Beads - African Trade Beads - Large Style

Regular price $ 149.00 $ 0.00 Unit price per

Listing is for 1 strand of old African trade beads, known as "Wedding Beads" 

Each strand is approximately 30" overall, with approximately 26" of beads. Most of the beads are bulb-shaped and are between 24-25 mm in length.

Mali Wedding beads are hand-made from pressed glass, and are presented to brides on their wedding days.

They were made in what was once known as Czechoslovakia, for trade in Africa.

They are worn throughout West Africa, specifically in Mali.

Mali Wedding beads are multicolored and come in different shapes and sizes. Some are in the shape of a bulb, while others are elongated, flat, or triangular.

Each strand of Mali Wedding Beads is unique.

The wedding beads are strung in a way that allows them to swivel around the cord.

Mali Wedding Beads are also known as Don Don Sole beads, and are worn by Fulani women.


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