These vintage Bohemian glass beads come from the West African trade, where they were held in high regard and were traded for valuable commodities, from cattle to dowry. The beads in these strands are of bright happy colors, no two are alike, Beads are approximately16-20mmlong with an approximately 1mm hole. There are approximately 35-40 beads per strand. Beads do show age, with age-appropriate nicks and chips. Please see the photos for specifics. WE COMBINE SHIPPING. Etsy adds shipping per item, which results in an unusually high shipping cost

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