responsive zen cart template
  • African Trade Beads
Shipping Specials

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.

Main Page Color SelectorBlack Color Select Blue Color Select Brown Color Select Green Color Select Orange Color Select Purple Color Select Red Color Select White Color Select Yellow Color Select Clear Color Select Mixed Color Select Brass Metal Select Copper Metal Select Silver Metal Select

New Products For September

Orange Padre Beads (9x6mm)
6 Available
62939
$10.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Mixed Krobo Beads
1 Available
62932
$11.00
Silver Spacer Beads (3x5mm)
4 Available
62929
$10.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Antique 'Russian Blue' Glass Beads
1 Available
62818
$75.00  $50.00 On Sale
Save: 33% off

Monthly Specials For September

Mixed Ghana Glass Glass Beads (11-13x3-4mm)
28 Available
63904
$11.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 32% off
Glass Krobo Beads (13x12mm)
6 Available
63907
$11.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 32% off
White Padre Beads (6x5mm)
95 Available
63923
$10.00  $7.50 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Mixed Color Ghana Glass Disk Beads (15x6-7mm)
4 Available
63932
$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Green Ghana Glass Beads - 6 Strands (4x3mm)
16 Available
63957
$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Silver Heishi Beads - 2 Strands (2x1mm)
36 Available
63738
$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Green Cloud Ghana Glass Beads (15x13mm)
9 Available
64021
$12.00  $9.00 On Sale
Save: 25% off
Old African Tuareg Beads
1 Available
64053
$50.00  $40.00 On Sale
Save: 20% off


Parse Time: 1.374 - Number of Queries: 1064 - Query Time: 0.45805502334595