Islamic glass and fossilised shell. 1000 AD - 1200 AD
The red beads are named “Trade Wind beads” due to the use of monsoon winds for navigation, these beads were shipped throughout the Indian Ocean, especially to East, West and South African coastal ports. The beads on this strand have been recovered from ship wrecks on the coast of Zanzibar.
They are hand made beads, made in southeast Asia about 1000 years ago. Irregular and various in size and shape. Largest bead 17 x 20 mm.
Blue glass beads are islamic. Shell is fossilized Arka shell.
Ca 52 cm, 38 gram
Professionally strung with solid silver clasp. Very good used condition.
Will be carefully wrapped and send with track and trace.
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