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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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New Products For September

Old Red Tomato Beads
1 Available
67130
$75.00
Old Mali Clay Beads
3 Available
66866
$40.00
African Bone Disk Beads
4 Available
67140
$35.00
Old Mali Wedding Beads
1 Available
67147
$65.00
Batik Bone Beads
18 Available
67135
$10.00

Monthly Specials For September

Mixed African Copal Beads
1 Available
64572
$65.00  $50.00 On Sale
Save: 23% off
Mixed African Copal Beads
1 Available
64576
$65.00  $50.00 On Sale
Save: 23% off
Silver Spacer Beads - 2 Strands (2x2mm)
7 Available
64524
$10.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Yellow Transparent Padre Beads (9x6mm)
15 Available
64557
$10.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Mixed African Copal Beads
1 Available
64575
$65.00  $50.00 On Sale
Save: 23% off
Brass Spacer Beads (3x2mm)
52 Available
64508
$10.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Nigerian Bone Beads (8-11x12-14mm)
9 Available
64176
$20.00  $15.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Mixed African Copal Beads
1 Available
64574
$65.00  $50.00 On Sale
Save: 23% off


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