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 - TheBeadChest African Bead Bracelet, Krobo Tribal Painted Powder Glass Authentic Stretch Bracelet Inspired by African Trade Beads
TheBeadChest African Bead Bracelet, Krobo Tribal Painted Powder Glass Authentic Stretch Bracelet Inspired by African Trade

This beautiful piece of jewelry designed and created by a local craftsman in Ghana. This bracelet was made by combining a unique combination of African Beads. Beads are strung on an elastic cord which will stretch over your wrist or ankle. Each bracelet is one-of-a-kind and may vary slightly but will be similar to the bracelets pictured. Each bracelet is sold individually. Please note: a large majority of The Bead Chest products are handmade. Therefore, the tone, brightness, and/or color of the product received may very from the photo. Additionally, any sizes and/or bead counts mentioned are approximations and may vary up to 10-15% from the stated number.

  • Color: Traditional
  • Brand: The Bead Chest
  • ASIN: B079SZX71N
 - 120 PCs Bone Beads for Jewelry Making Kit with Free Leather Necklace - Colorful Natural Ox Bone Beads - Great for Native American, Indian and African Jewelry - Jewelry Making Supplies for Adults
120 PCs Bone Beads for Jewelry Making Kit with Free Leather Necklace - Colorful Natural Ox Bone Beads - Great for Native American, Indian and African Jewelry - Jewelry Making

FROG SAC High Quality Jewelry Making Supplies for AdultsUnique Assortment of 120 ox bone hairpipe beads Cool Tribal Designs, Perfect for Indian, African, Native American, Ethnic Jewelry and AccessoriesEach bag weighs 3.5 OZ and contains 120 assorted ox bones beads.Hole Size: 1.5 - 2 mmThe beads come together with free leather necklace as a sample.100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED - If for any reason you are unhappy with our beads you can either return them for a full refund or contact us for a replacementTHIS ITEM IS NOT INTENDED FOR USE BY CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER.

  • Color: multicolored
  • Brand: FROG SAC
  • ASIN: B07DWG6RLB
  • UPC: 607476111553
 - White Bone Beads - Full Strand of Fair Trade African Beads - The Bead Chest (Large, White)
White Bone Beads - Full Strand of Fair Trade African Beads - The Bead Chest (Large,

From the Kenyan countryside, these beautiful White bone beads are made using a traditional tribal process. Kenyan bone beads are a national tradition, and are made using reclaimed bone, usually from cows. These stunning beads make a great addition to any tribal or ethnic jewelry piece. Please note: a large majority of The Bead Chest products are handmade. Therefore, the tone, brightness, and/or color of the product received may very from the photo. Additionally, any sizes and/or bead counts mentioned are approximations and may vary up to 10-15% from the stated number.

  • Color: White
  • Brand: The Bead Chest
  • ASIN: B01MU4885W
 - African Kente Beads - Full Strand of Krobo Glass Beads - The Bead Chest (Medley)
African Kente Beads - Full Strand of Krobo Glass Beads - The Bead Chest

Ghana is known for its history of traditional bead-making. These beautiful powder glass beads are made by Krobo tribe people using centuries-old techniques. Wear this strand of kente krobo as a necklace, or feel free to break the strand and use these beads to create a fun, new creation of your own! For jewelry designers: each strand of kente krobo beads includes approximately 55 beads, measuring 10 x 12mm, with hole size measuring 3mm. The strand is approximately 29" long. Please note: a large majority of The Bead Chest products are handmade. Therefore, the tone, brightness, and/or color of the product received may very from the photo. Additionally, any sizes and/or bead counts mentioned are approximations and may vary up to 10-15% from the stated number.

  • Color: Medley
  • Brand: The Bead Chest
  • ASIN: B01N1VXUDN
 - Beads, Bone - 80+ Pcs, Older Rustic Trade and Newer Neutral Beads .2-1 Inch, Free Cord, Extras
Beads, Bone - 80+ Pcs, Older Rustic Trade and Newer Neutral Beads .2-1 Inch, Free Cord,

Not for use in hair. Rustic trade beads with newer styles of beads. About 4 feet of nylon beading/knotting cord included! Will vary from photo! From Java, Lombok, Bali and a few African. Several each of the classic "maze", "sunburst" and "X" carved patterns. Paired and one of a kind. Carved and/or etched. Hole size not guaranteed to work with your size cording (hole approx 1 to 1.5 mm). The hole is fairly large as all of these beads originally were taken from cotton corded strands. Made by hand so expect slight variation within the pairs. Dark and light browns, blacks, a few whites and a few colorful. Carved from deceased, highly revered Water Buffalo. Always more than 80. The photo shows examples of these beads, you won't get exactly what's shown. Roughly 30 pieces spacer beads and 50 larger beads averaging approx .8 inch. Nice lampwork sample set free.

  • Brand: Curious Designs
  • ASIN: B000N30NNI
 - Fine Handmade red dot Dark Blue Krobo Recycled Glass African Trade Beads-Ghana
Fine Handmade red dot Dark Blue Krobo Recycled Glass African Trade

These are authentic matched West African Krobo powder glass Cylinder Trade beads. The beads are made from recycled glass. Each bead was hand made in the Krobo land in Ghana West Africa.These pieces were then hand strung. Bead Size: 25-29x10mm Hole Size: 3mm Length of the strand: 29 inches long Color: Coral multi Approx: 24 beads

  • Color: Dark blue multi
  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B07NJ4WQ7D
  • UPC: 742948937900
 - Inlaid Ebony Prayer Beads - Full Strand of African Trade Beads - The Bead Chest (11mm)
Inlaid Ebony Prayer Beads - Full Strand of African Trade Beads - The Bead Chest

Brought to you from a village in Western Mali, these beautiful ebony wood beads are uniquely inlaid with a traditional tribal pattern using silver and copper. Inlaid ebony beads can be hard to come by, particularly in this unique shape. Each strand includes approximately 100 high-quality, handmade beads, each measuring approximately 5-7 x 9-12mm diameter. Holes measure approximately 2-3mm, and each strand is about 24-26" long. These beads could make a great addition to your beaded creation, or can simply be worn as is. Please note: a large majority of The Bead Chest products are handmade. Therefore, the tone, brightness, and/or color of the product received may very from the photo. Additionally, any sizes and/or bead counts mentioned are approximations and may vary up to 10-15% from the stated number.

  • Brand: The Bead Chest
  • ASIN: B01MQZM5FW
 - White Heart Beads - Full Strand of Glass African Trade Beads - The Bead Chest (2mm, Turquoise)
White Heart Beads - Full Strand of Glass African Trade Beads - The Bead Chest (2mm,

White hearts derive their name from the inner core of opaque white glass that is coated with a layer of translucent colored glass. This process produces beads with a unique character as light passes through the bead. Beads such as these are originally of French or Czech provenance and traded in Africa. Sold by the strand. Some photos may show multiple strands for illustrative purposes. Please note: a large majority of The Bead Chest products are handmade. Therefore, the tone, brightness, and/or color of the product received may very from the photo. Additionally, any sizes and/or bead counts mentioned are approximations and may vary up to 10-15% from the stated number.

  • Color: Turquoise
  • Brand: The Bead Chest
  • ASIN: B01H8OYXCQ
 - African Recycled Glass Beads - Full Strand Eco-Friendly Fair Trade Sea Glass Beads from Ghana Handmade Ethnic Round Spherical Tribal Boho Krobo Spacer Beads - The Bead Chest (14mm, Clear Aqua)
African Recycled Glass Beads - Full Strand Eco-Friendly Fair Trade Sea Glass Beads from Ghana Handmade Ethnic Round Spherical Tribal Boho Krobo Spacer Beads - The Bead Chest (14mm, Clear

Lo and behold: the world's most eco-friendly beads. Pioneered by members of the Krobo tribe in Ghana, these beautiful recycled glass beads are made using recycled glass bottles. That's right! Beer, wine, and cola bottles are crushed down to a fine powder before being recycled into these eco-friendly treasures. Please note: a large majority of The Bead Chest products are handmade. Therefore, the tone, brightness, and/or color of the product received may very from the photo. Additionally, any sizes and/or bead counts mentioned are approximations and may vary up to 10-15% from the stated number.

  • Color: Clear Aqua
  • Brand: The Bead Chest
  • ASIN: B01MS0YYYQ
 - 8mm Round Brass Beads - Full Strand of African Metal Spacer Beads - The Bead Chest
8mm Round Brass Beads - Full Strand of African Metal Spacer Beads - The Bead

From the villages of Ethiopia, this beautiful strand of African Brass beads is handmade using recycled scrap metal. Beads measure approximately 7-9mm in dia. in size, with hole size of approximately 2mm. Each strand is 28" in length. Please note: a large majority of The Bead Chest products are handmade. Therefore, the tone, brightness, and/or color of the product received may very from the photo. Additionally, any sizes and/or bead counts mentioned are approximations and may vary up to 10-15% from the stated number.

  • Color: Brass
  • Brand: The Bead Chest
  • ASIN: B01AESLAT2
 - Handmade Ghana Fancy Assorted Multi Bracelet-African Trade Beads-Ghana
Handmade Ghana Fancy Assorted Multi Bracelet-African Trade

This is an authentic Beautiful ethnic handmade lovely West African bracelet These beads are made from recycled glass by the people of Krobo in the Kroboland of Ghana West Africa. The bracelet was strung with fine round elastic cord which makes it very easy to slip on and off your wrist. Please note the sale is for one bracelet which is of a kind , no 2 are the same, You will love . Size: 7.5inches Unisex. One size fit. Great bracelet for any occasion

  • Color: mutli
  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B07QF41RRL
  • UPC: 742948939249
 - Natural Bauxite Beads - Full Strand of African Stone Beads - The Bead Chest
Natural Bauxite Beads - Full Strand of African Stone Beads - The Bead

Bauxite is a type of aluminium ore. All African bauxite beads are hand made and drilled, making these beads very labor demanding. Bauxite beads like these have been imported from Africa for decades. What attracts most buyers to them is their beautiful natural color. The size of the beads vary from strand to strand. This is a real authentic strand at an affordable price! Please note: a large majority of The Bead Chest products are handmade. Therefore, the tone, brightness, and/or color of the product received may very from the photo. Additionally, any sizes and/or bead counts mentioned are approximations and may vary up to 10-15% from the stated number.

  • Brand: The Bead Chest
  • ASIN: B01N6KFT2D
 - African Beads: Jewels of a Continent
African Beads: Jewels of a

Although much attention has been focused on European glass beads imported into Africa, little information is available on beads made by the African peoples themselves. African Beads: Jewels of a Continent fills that void.- Lois Sherr Dubin, author of The History of BeadsAfrican Beads: Jewels of a Continent is the first book ever published to deal exclusively with African-made beads. In detailed chapters organized by material (bone and shell, wood and amber, stone, metal, glass) authors Evelyn Simak and Carl Dreibelbis trace the historical journey of bead making in Africa. Prefaced with an essay by Lois Sherr Dubin and accompanied by 163 color photographs, this magnificent book is a showcase for some of the rarest, most beautiful and most collectible beads in the world.

  • ASIN: 0981626726
 - Ghana Handmade Recycled Glass Green Disk African Trade Beads
Ghana Handmade Recycled Glass Green Disk African Trade

These are an authentic Beautiful matched West African Trade beads.These beads are made from special powder glass by the people of Krobo in the Kroboland of Ghana West Africa.These pieces were then hand strung. 100% handmade not machine made. You will love these beads. your strand will be identical to the one in the photo due to the fact that these are 100 handmade, hand stung. These beads are measure 5mm diameter, 28 inches long necklace.

  • Color: Blue
  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B07L3JRBCK
  • UPC: 742948937412
 - 110 Handmade Lime Green Ghana Krobo recycled Glass Disk African trade Beads
110 Handmade Lime Green Ghana Krobo recycled Glass Disk African trade

These are authentic matched West African Krobo powder glass disk Trade beads. The beads are made from recycled glass. Each bead was hand made in the Krobo land in Ghana West Africa.These pieces were then hand strung. Bead Size: 8mm diameter. Hole Size: 2mm Length of the strand: 27 inches long. Color: lime Approx: 110 beads

  • Color: green multi
  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B078XFGRSC
  • UPC: 784008554887
 - VIntage Ghana Cocoa & white stripes waist seed Beads Glass African Trade Beads - Strand of Fair Trade Beads from Ghana
VIntage Ghana Cocoa & white stripes waist seed Beads Glass African Trade Beads - Strand of Fair Trade Beads from

These beautiful African waist beads have been hand strung in West African villages. Each set measures approximately 41" in size. They can be shortened to your liking by simply removing beads.

  • Color: Cocoa & white
  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B076X273C2
  • UPC: 784008553385
 - Over 1800 Pieces Wood Beads for Jewelry Making with 3 Free Sample Bracelets - Assorted Natural Wooden Bead Styles - Great for African, Native American Designs, Macramé Bracelets, Necklaces, Braids
Over 1800 Pieces Wood Beads for Jewelry Making with 3 Free Sample Bracelets - Assorted Natural Wooden Bead Styles - Great for African, Native American Designs, Macramé Bracelets, Necklaces,

FROG SAC High Quality Jewelry Making Finding Supplies and Accessories for Women, Men, Adults, Teens, KidsUnique assortment of premium quality natural wood beads in different shapes and sizes. Cool Modern, Tribal Designs, Perfect for Indian, African, Native American, Ethnic Jewelry and accessoriesEach bag contains over 1800 assorted wooden beads.This jewelry making starter kit comes together with 3 free wood bead bracelets as samples for inspiration.100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED - If for any reason you are unhappy with our beads you can either return them for a full refund or contact us for a replacement

  • Color: 1,800 pcs
  • Brand: Fun-Weevz
  • ASIN: B07GY1YYCJ
  • UPC: 607476097307
 - Brass Heishi Beads - Full Strand of Fair Trade Beading Supplies - The Bead Chest (6mm, Brass)
Brass Heishi Beads - Full Strand of Fair Trade Beading Supplies - The Bead Chest (6mm,

Take a look at this great strand of Brass beads fashioned in a heishi shape. Each strand is 16" long with approximately 270 beads measuring 1.5 x 6mm. These great beads are highly versatile and may be used as spacers or accents in your unique designs. A great addition to your beading toolkit! Please note: a large majority of The Bead Chest products are handmade. Therefore, the tone, brightness, and/or color of the product received may very from the photo. Additionally, any sizes and/or bead counts mentioned are approximations and may vary up to 10-15% from the stated number.

  • Color: Brass
  • Brand: The Bead Chest
  • ASIN: B01MQZM907
 - Vintage Strand Ghana Beads Blue Turquoise Mixed Glass African Trade Beads-Ghana
Vintage Strand Ghana Beads Blue Turquoise Mixed Glass African Trade

These are African Ghana African Vintage Glass African Trade Beads. These beads are beautiful assortment colors the condition is excellent. These are great to add to your collections or ideal for making your costume jewelry you can also wear it as is. Size of the beads: 3-4mm diameter average size bead. 42 inches long strand.

  • Color: Light Turquoise blue
  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B07QD2RD36
  • UPC: 742948939263
 - Ghana Blue and White Seed Beads Glass African Trade Beads - Strand of Fair Trade Beads from Ghana
Ghana Blue and White Seed Beads Glass African Trade Beads - Strand of Fair Trade Beads from

These beautiful African beads have been hand strung in West African villages. Each set measures approximately 41" in size. Bead Size: 3.2 mm diameter,

  • Color: White with blue stripes
  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B07CWMN7XS
  • UPC: 784008559325
 - Batik Bone Beads - Full Strand of Fair Trade African Beads - The Bead Chest (Circular, Traditional Design)
Batik Bone Beads - Full Strand of Fair Trade African Beads - The Bead Chest (Circular, Traditional

From the Kenyan countryside, these beautiful batik bone beads are made using a traditional "batiking" process in which special dyes are applied in unique designs. Kenyan bone beads are a national tradition, and are made using reclaimed bone, usually from cows. With simple black and white patterns, these stunning beads make a great addition to any tribal or ethnic jewelry piece. Please note: a large majority of The Bead Chest products are handmade. Therefore, the tone, brightness, and/or color of the product received may very from the photo. Additionally, any sizes and/or bead counts mentioned are approximations and may vary up to 10-15% from the stated number.

  • Color: Traditional
  • Brand: The Bead Chest
  • ASIN: B01MU4891R
 - Recycled Paper Bead Necklace from Uganda - Fair Trade African Jewelry by The Bead Chest (Cream White)
Recycled Paper Bead Necklace from Uganda - Fair Trade African Jewelry by The Bead Chest (Cream

This beautiful recycled paper bead necklace was handcrafted by single working mothers in the Ugandan countryside. The women gather recycled newspapers and scrap paper which are then hand-wound in a unique production process. Production of these crafts is the primary source of their sustenance and livelihood. Affordable, beautiful, and fair trade, these necklaces tend to be on the longer side and can also double as wrap arounds on the neck or as bracelets as well. Because the material is extremely lightweight, people often like to pick and choose multiple color necklaces to wear at the same time. Due to the handmade nature of these beads, supply is limited. Get yours while you can! Please note: a large majority of The Bead Chest products are handmade. Therefore, the tone, brightness, and/or color of the product received may very from the photo. Additionally, any sizes and/or bead counts mentioned are approximations and may vary up to 10-15% from the stated number.

  • Color: Cream White
  • Brand: The Bead Chest
  • ASIN: B01MU4842L
 - Ghana Opaque Black Zen Krobo Recycled Glass African Trade Beads - Strand of Eco-Friendly Fair Trade Beads from Ghana
Ghana Opaque Black Zen Krobo Recycled Glass African Trade Beads - Strand of Eco-Friendly Fair Trade Beads from

These are an authentic strand of Beautiful matched glass African Trade beads. These beads are made from powder glass or recycled glass in the Kroboland Ghana of West Africa.These pieces were then hand strung. 100% hand made not machine made. These are great for your Jewelry Making. Bead Size: 12.5x10mm Hole Size: 3mm Length of the strand: 25 inches

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B07F9M8MFV
  • UPC: 742948935913
 - Handmade Cylinder Royal Blue Kente Ghana Krobo Recycled African trade beads
Handmade Cylinder Royal Blue Kente Ghana Krobo Recycled African trade

These are an authentic strand cylinder Beautiful matched glass African Trade beads. These beads are made from powder glass or recycled glass in the Kroboland Ghana of West Africa.These pieces were then hand strung. 100% hand made not machine made. These are great for your Jewelry Making. Bead Size: 25-28mm Length of the strand: 25 inches Strand Approximate # of Beads: 25 Beads Hole Size: 2.8mm

  • Color: Dark Blue
  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B07D9MBCQ7
  • UPC: 784008559707
 - Nigerian Camel Bone Beads - Full Strand of African Beads - The Bead Chest (White)
Nigerian Camel Bone Beads - Full Strand of African Beads - The Bead Chest

These hard-to-find reclaimed camel bone beads are handmade in the villages of Nigeria. Each bead is handcarved by committed, fair trade artisans. Great value for any jewelry designer looking to use eco-friendly tribal beads in their designs. Please note: a large majority of The Bead Chest products are handmade. Therefore, the tone, brightness, and/or color of the product received may very from the photo. Additionally, any sizes and/or bead counts mentioned are approximations and may vary up to 10-15% from the stated number.

  • Color: White
  • Brand: The Bead Chest
  • ASIN: B01N4HL65R

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Hand making African (Ghana) trade beads

African Trade Beads

African trade beads were once used by traders as a form of currency and even as a form of ballast to keep ships upright during long voyages and at journeys end they were traded with American Indians for various goods. www.ghanamissionfund.org

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Bead Collection: Collection of Old, Rare Trade Beads - African, Venetian, Russian and more

African Trade Beads

Video of Collection of Trade Beads. African, Venetian, Russian. Have finally decided to let these go, so we're putting them up so sale. I'm sorry that it's not a professional video, as this was originally made for just a few people who were interested in the beads. Sold Trade & Antique Beads f...

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African Trade Beads | TimeStreams.com

African Trade Beads

TimeStreams.com is a small ever changing, ever evolving collection of antique and ancient beads and jewelry. African trade beads, antique Venetian and Czech Bohemian beads, ancient beads and more.You may occasionally find other objects d'art there too. Visit: http://timestreams.com/ Video: Dar...

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