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African trade beads are decorative glass beads used between the 16th and 20th century as a currency to exchange for goods, services and slaves. The beads were made throughout Europe and Africa. Trade beads are now found world wide. The production of trade beads became so popular that these beads were used for all sort of trade. Millefiori (thousand flower) beads from Venice, Italy were one of the most commonly traded beads, and are commonly known as "African trade beads". Today all sorts of beads are traded such as Ghana Beads, Batik/Bone Beads, Boule Brass Beads, Carnelian Beads, Fancy Metal Beads, Heishi Beads, Prayer Beads, and much much more. For more details, check out our blog.

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Monthly Specials For March

Purple Cloud Ghana Glass Beads (14x12mm)
3 Available
$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Brass Spacer Beads (3x4mm)
112 Available
$10.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Old African Tuareg Fancy Silver Beads (8x9mm)
1 Available
$100.00  $85.00 On Sale
Save: 15% off
Yellow Vinyl Disk Beads (3x1mm)
470 Available
$10.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Yellow Vinyl Disk Beads (6x1mm)
195 Available
$10.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Red Glass Flower Beads (8x6mm)
8 Available
$10.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Blue Vinyl Disk Beads (6x1mm)
12 Available
$10.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Mixed Vinyl Disk Beads (5x1mm)
6 Available
$10.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 25% off

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