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Glass Beads

African trade beads came about as a result of the need for traders along the route between Europe and Africa for a currency to trade with the Africans. Beads fitted here as the most appropriate medium of exchange due to the affinity that African people had for various types of beads. The trade beads were therefore used for purposes of battering goods of value from the peoples of Africa such as ivory, gold, palm oil and slaves. The history of African trade beads dates as far back as the fifteenth century with the coming of the Portuguese.Click to read more at our About African Bead Blog


Amethyst Stone Beads
5 Available
65679

Amethyst Stone Beads


$15.00  $10.00 On Sale
Save: 33% off



Antique African King Beads
1 Available
62589

Antique African King Beads


$300.00  $200.00 On Sale
Save: 33% off



Antique African King Beads
1 Available
62590

Antique African King Beads


$300.00  $200.00 On Sale
Save: 33% off



Antique African King Beads
1 Available
62591

Antique African King Beads


$300.00  $200.00 On Sale
Save: 33% off



Antique African King Beads
1 Available
62836

Antique African King Beads


$300.00  $250.00 On Sale
Save: 17% off



Antique Blue Watermelon Beads
1 Available
62581

Antique Blue Watermelon Beads


$150.00  $100.00 On Sale
Save: 33% off



Antique Venetian Millefiori Beads
1 Available
59885

Antique Venetian Millefiori Beads


$150.00  $100.00 On Sale
Save: 33% off



Antique Venetian Skunk Beads
1 Available
62592

Antique Venetian Skunk Beads


$300.00  $200.00 On Sale
Save: 33% off



Antique Venetian Skunk Beads
2 Available
62593

Antique Venetian Skunk Beads


$300.00  $200.00 On Sale
Save: 33% off



Blue 'White Hearts' - Small (5x4mm)
63 Available
55066

Blue 'White Hearts' - Small (5x4mm)


$8.00  $6.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off



Bohemian Iridescent Beads (8x8mm)
15 Available
59553

Bohemian Iridescent Beads (8x8mm)


$16.00  $10.00 On Sale
Save: 38% off



Glass Krobo Beads (11x29mm)
4 Available
62107

Glass Krobo Beads (11x29mm)


$11.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 32% off



Glass Krobo Beads (13x12mm)
1 Available
63907

Glass Krobo Beads (13x12mm)


$11.00  $7.50 On Sale
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Glass Krobo Disk Beads (11x3-4mm)
3 Available
63126

Glass Krobo Disk Beads (11x3-4mm)


$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off



Green 'End Of Day' Ghana Glass Disk Beads (11x6-7mm)
0 Available
63114

Green 'End Of Day' Ghana Glass Disk Beads (11x6-7mm)


$12.00  $8.00 On Sale
Save: 33% off

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Green Cloud Ghana Glass Beads (11x10mm)
1 Available
63973

Green Cloud Ghana Glass Beads (11x10mm)


$10.00  $5.00 On Sale
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Green Cloud Ghana Glass Beads (15x13mm)
19 Available
64021

Green Cloud Ghana Glass Beads (15x13mm)


$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
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Green Ghana Glass Beads (10x10mm)
26 Available
63974

Green Ghana Glass Beads (10x10mm)


$10.00  $5.00 On Sale
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Green Ghana Glass Beads (10x9mm)
13 Available
63920

Green Ghana Glass Beads (10x9mm)


$9.00  $4.50 On Sale
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Green Ghana Glass Beads - 6 Strands (4x3mm)
11 Available
63957

Green Ghana Glass Beads - 6 Strands (4x3mm)


$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off



Kakamba Glass Beads
1 Available
65778

Kakamba Glass Beads


$20.00



Kakamba Glass Beads
1 Available
65828

Kakamba Glass Beads


$20.00



Kakamba Glass Beads
1 Available
65830

Kakamba Glass Beads


$20.00



Kakamba Glass Beads (6x4mm)
2 Available
59558

Kakamba Glass Beads (6x4mm)


$20.00  $15.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off



Krobo Beads (10x27-32mm)
8 Available
63185

Krobo Beads (10x27-32mm)


$11.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 32% off



Krobo Beads (11x10mm)
7 Available
63240

Krobo Beads (11x10mm)


$11.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 32% off



Krobo Beads (11x10mm)
10 Available
63238

Krobo Beads (11x10mm)


$11.00



Krobo Beads (11x22-25mm)
3 Available
63183

Krobo Beads (11x22-25mm)


$11.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 32% off



Krobo Beads (11x22-27mm)
10 Available
63139

Krobo Beads (11x22-27mm)


$11.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 32% off



Krobo Beads (12x13-15mm)
7 Available
63141

Krobo Beads (12x13-15mm)


$11.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 32% off



Krobo Beads (8x15mm)
12 Available
63168

Krobo Beads (8x15mm)


$11.00



Krobo Beads (9x22mm)
12 Available
63189

Krobo Beads (9x22mm)


$11.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 32% off



Krobo Ghana Glass Disk Beads (11x3-4mm)
1 Available
63127

Krobo Ghana Glass Disk Beads (11x3-4mm)


$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off



Krobo Glass Beads (10x17mm)
2 Available
61976

Krobo Glass Beads (10x17mm)


$11.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 32% off



Krobo Glass Beads (11x13-15mm)
1 Available
63845

Krobo Glass Beads (11x13-15mm)


$11.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 32% off



Lavender Transparent Padre Beads (9x6mm)
10 Available
61351

Lavender Transparent Padre Beads (9x6mm)


$10.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 25% off



Mixed Ghana Glass Beads (12x11mm)
41 Available
63033

Mixed Ghana Glass Beads (12x11mm)


$12.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 38% off



Mixed Ghana Glass Disk Beads (12-14x4mm)
1 Available
63052

Mixed Ghana Glass Disk Beads (12-14x4mm)


$12.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 38% off



Mixed Ghana Glass Glass Beads (11-13x3-4mm)
22 Available
63904

Mixed Ghana Glass Glass Beads (11-13x3-4mm)


$11.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 32% off



Mixed Padre Beads
62 Available
62633

Mixed Padre Beads


$12.00



Mixed Padre Beads
64 Available
63410

Mixed Padre Beads


$12.00



Mixed Tibetan Beads
2 Available
62986

Mixed Tibetan Beads


$50.00  $40.00 On Sale
Save: 20% off



Old Russian Blue Beads
9 Available
61187

Old Russian Blue Beads


$50.00  $35.00 On Sale
Save: 30% off



Old Watermelon Beads
1 Available
65107

Old Watermelon Beads


$22.00



Old Watermelon Beads
1 Available
65528

Old Watermelon Beads


$22.00



Olive Green Ghana Glass Flower Beads (10x8mm)
6 Available
63301

Olive Green Ghana Glass Flower Beads (10x8mm)


$10.00  $5.00 On Sale
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Orange Ghana Glass Beads (9x8mm)
17 Available
63921

Orange Ghana Glass Beads (9x8mm)


$8.00  $4.00 On Sale
Save: 50% off



Orange Transparent Padre Beads (8x6mm)
2 Available
56782

Orange Transparent Padre Beads (8x6mm)


$10.00  $7.00 On Sale
Save: 30% off



Orange Transparent Padre Beads (9x7mm)
13 Available
56735

Orange Transparent Padre Beads (9x7mm)


$10.00  $7.00 On Sale
Save: 30% off



Pink Venetian Glass Beads (7x7mm)
6 Available
56316

Pink Venetian Glass Beads (7x7mm)


$35.00  $17.50 On Sale
Save: 50% off



Purple Venetian Glass Beads (7x7mm)
7 Available
56312

Purple Venetian Glass Beads (7x7mm)


$35.00  $17.50 On Sale
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Red Ghana Glass Beads (8x6-7mm)
18 Available
64147

Red Ghana Glass Beads (8x6-7mm)


$8.00  $4.00 On Sale
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Red Ghana Glass Beads (8x8mm)
9 Available
63344

Red Ghana Glass Beads (8x8mm)


$8.00  $5.00 On Sale
Save: 38% off



Red Orange Ghana Glass Disk Beads (13x4mm)
7 Available
63179

Red Orange Ghana Glass Disk Beads (13x4mm)


$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off



Sepia Ghana Glass Beads - 6 Strands (4x3mm)
8 Available
64218

Sepia Ghana Glass Beads - 6 Strands (4x3mm)


$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off



Taupe Ghana Glass Beads (11x11mm)
0 Available
65641

Taupe Ghana Glass Beads (11x11mm)


$11.00

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Taupe Ghana Glass Beads (11x11mm)
2 Available
65215

Taupe Ghana Glass Beads (11x11mm)


$11.00  $5.50 On Sale
Save: 50% off



White Padre Beads (6x5mm)
81 Available
63923

White Padre Beads (6x5mm)


$10.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 25% off



Yellow Ghana Glass Beads (12-13x10-12mm)
4 Available
63083

Yellow Ghana Glass Beads (12-13x10-12mm)


$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off



Yellow Transparent Padre Beads (9x6mm)
25 Available
64557

Yellow Transparent Padre Beads (9x6mm)


$10.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 25% off



Yellow/Brown Ghana Glass Beads (14x6mm)
4 Available
63386

Yellow/Brown Ghana Glass Beads (14x6mm)


$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off



Yellow/Brown Ghana Glass Disk Beads (15x5-6mm)
3 Available
63367

Yellow/Brown Ghana Glass Disk Beads (15x5-6mm)


$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off




New Products For April - Glass Beads

Red Ghana Glass Beads (8x6-7mm)
18 Available
64147
$8.00  $4.00 On Sale
Save: 50% off
Green Cloud Ghana Glass Beads (15x13mm)
19 Available
64021
$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Green Ghana Glass Beads (10x10mm)
26 Available
63974
$10.00  $5.00 On Sale
Save: 50% off

Featured Products - Glass Beads

Antique African King Beads
1 Available
62590

$300.00  $200.00 On Sale
Save: 33% off
Mixed Tibetan Beads
2 Available
62986

$50.00  $40.00 On Sale
Save: 20% off
Antique African King Beads
1 Available
62836

$300.00  $250.00 On Sale
Save: 17% off

Monthly Specials For April

Antique African King Beads
1 Available
62836
$300.00  $250.00 On Sale
Save: 17% off
Mixed Ghana Glass Beads (12x11mm)
41 Available
63033
$12.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 38% off
Antique Venetian Skunk Beads
1 Available
62592
$300.00  $200.00 On Sale
Save: 33% off
Mixed Tibetan Beads
2 Available
62986
$50.00  $40.00 On Sale
Save: 20% off
Antique Venetian Skunk Beads
2 Available
62593
$300.00  $200.00 On Sale
Save: 33% off
Mixed Ghana Glass Disk Beads (12-14x4mm)
1 Available
63052
$12.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 38% off
Green 'End Of Day' Ghana Glass Disk Beads (11x6-7mm)
0 Available
63114
$12.00  $8.00 On Sale
Save: 33% off
Yellow Ghana Glass Beads (12-13x10-12mm)
4 Available
63083
$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off


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