5 Pendants Ethiopian Handcarved Bone Surfboards African
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5 Pendants Ethiopian Handcarved Bone Surfboards African:
Title3 Pendants Ethiopian Surfboards Handcarved Bone AfricanMaterialsBone (Bovine)Made InEthiopiaTraded InAfricaApproximate AgeMid 20th centuryOverall ConditionFair. Some of our beads have traveled at least three continents, and have graced numerous owners. Small chips, corrosion, and pitting are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.Damage/RepairDirt, surface scratches, and general wear. PeopleEthiopianPendant Size3.5 - 4 inches long. See picture with penny for size comparison (US penny is 19mm diameter).
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