18th Century German Cobalt Glass "Donut" Trade Beads strung with Cowrie Shells from Mali
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18th Century German Cobalt Glass "Donut" Trade Beads strung with Cowrie Shells from Mali 18th Century German Cobalt Glass "Donut" Trade Beads strung with Cowrie Shells from Mali 18th Century German Cobalt Glass "Donut" Trade Beads strung with Cowrie Shells from Mali

18th Century German Cobalt Glass "Donut" Trade Beads strung with Cowrie Shells from Mali

  • 18th Century German Cobalt Glass "Donut" Trade Beads strung with Cowrie Shells from Mali 
  • Approx. 35" long
  • Bead Approx. 15mm x 4mm
  • These magnificent strands of beads are in mint perfect condition as reflect how a trade bead of this caliber might have been worn in Traditional Malian Culture, as a prized Heirloom Bead and Prestige Currency.


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