A Strand of Vintage African Trade Idar Oberstein 0319



These vintage Carnelian Agate cylindrical beads are from the old African Trade. These are likely Idar-Oberstein production, as their shape and sharp precise edges indicate

The beads are generally in good condition, although some show age-appropriate nicks and chips on some beads. Some beads have more age signs than others. Please check out the photos for detail

A few representative examples are shown in the photos. You can order a specific strand, or just let us choose for you by selecting a random strand. We will pick the best of the available stock.

Each strand is approximately 20" -21 of beads and has about 12 large beads on each. The beads range 15-50 mm in length and 7-18 mm in diameter.

Note: several strands are shown in several photos. The listing is for ONE strand.

Weights and sizes are approximate.

IMPORTANT NOTE. In the world of beads, and especially ancient and antique beads, errors in identification are common. We do our best to research and classify our beads accurately, however, mistakes are certainly possible. If you are a bead expert and notice any errors in the description, we invite you to please contact us and let us know. We are always grateful for any new information. We also accept returns no questions asked. See our Return Policy for detail.

COLORS: Our photos are taken in different lighting in an attempt to show how beads look in different lighting conditions. We make every effort to show colors as accurately as possible. The white background photos are taken in daylight conditions. The black background photos are taken in the strong lab light and would be representative of what they would look like in the evening electric light. Some of the photos are backlit to emphasize their translucency. Note that monitor settings strongly affect the way the colors look. What you see on your monitor may differ from what you see with a naked eye depending on your monitor settings.

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