Painted Clay Beads Gold Nigerian African
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Painted Clay Beads Gold Nigerian African:
TitlePainted Clay Beads Copper Color Nigerian AfricanType of ObjectPainted clayMade InNigerApproximate Age20th centuryOverall ConditionFair to good. 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/RepairPitting and general wearBead Size10-11 mm diameter. See picture with penny for size comparison.Strand Length30 inches (including string/raffia)
Picture is an example. Yours will be very similar. You are purchasing one.
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